Wings and Wheels Society.

100 Years of Flight.

On December 17th 1903 Orville and Wilbur Wright, two bicycle mechanics from Dayton Ohio, made the first controlled, powered, manned flight. in the 100 years that have passed since that momentous occasion man has broken the sound barrier, been to the moon, people regularly fly the Atlantic in aeroplanes with a gross take off weight of 400 tons and wingspans greater than the length of the Wright brothers first flight. What will the next 100 years see man achieve?

Copyright of all pictures in this gallery belong to D Lamb, B Kelsey and R Kelsey.