When was airplanes invented?
The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 -
January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 - May 30,
1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with
inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and
making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air
human flight, on December 17, 1903. In the two years afterward, the
brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical
fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build and fly
experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent
aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight
By the Wright brothers Wilbur and Orvile in 1903 Correction - The
airplane was actually invented by Santos Dumont, but was first
successfully flown by the Wright brothers Wilbur and Orvile in
The areoplane was invented in 1903.
1903 by the wright brothers. It was called the wright flyer and
flew at kitty hawk North Carolina. Note this only applies to
Leonardo did not date his sketches.