Airplane timeline

Timeline created by JJackson37
  • The Wright brothers make 4 successful flights at Kitty Hawk

    The Wright brothers make 4 successful flights at Kitty Hawk
    Orville and Wilber Wright made 4 successful short manned flights outside of North Carolina.
  • Wilbur Wright made the longest flight to date circling the Kitty Hawk field 30 times in 30 minutes

  • Eugene Ely lands on a military ship

    Eugene Ely lands on a wooden deck built on The USS Pennsylvania, which lead to air craft carriers built for the military.
  • United States Post Office used planes to transport mail

  • First commercial flight

  • Charles Lindbergh made the first trans Atlantic flight to Paris

  • Boeing built first large passenger jet The 747

    was able to carry over 10 people
  • The military flies the B 2 bomber

    The B 2 was built for stealth reasons. It was unable to be detected by radar.
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    Charlie Taylor from Buckeye Iron works builds the first Airplane Engine from Aluminum

    in order for the plane to fly Charlie Taylor needed to build the engine from a light weight material.
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    World War I paves the way for faster and lighter planes

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    First Radar invented that could detect airplanes