" When they finally had it up into the air the "machine" it had an altitude of 10 feet, traveled 120 feet, and landed 12 seconds after take off. Naming the "machine", the Kitty Hawk. During the same day they sucessfully made two longer flights. After developing the pictures, they were sent to their father, who gave them to the press. In 1908 they produced the first U.S. Army airplane. Then in August of 1908 they made their first public flight, continuing theit public flights til the end of that year.
Influncing many other inventors such as John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown. They made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. This all took place in1919. The name of the aircraft was " Vickers Vimy", with John Alock as cap