So many attempts to rise with the wind, to lose touch with this stable ground, if only for a moment, it would be worth it. To shed gravities weighted wings and creep up beyond the clouds, even if it all came crashing back down, it would be worth it.
– Josh Fleming
Image from: Flickr, The Library Of Congress, Orville Wright in the Wright Flyer, This photo commemorates the first successful sustained powered flight by Orville Wright on December 17, 1903, in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Orville was at the controls and his brother, Wilbur, was running alongside to help stabilize the flyer during the launch.