The Aviation Milestones Unit begins immediately at the Wright Brothers' successful flight at Kitty Hawk on December 17th, 1903. Now that the Wright Brothers have made their ground-breaking invention, the real challenge begins– making the world believe in their heavier-than-air accomplishments. Within a short span of time, the capabilities of aviation are advanced at every turn. We will look at ground-breaking accomplishments such as Charles Lindbergh's historic trans-Atlantic flight, Chuck Yeager's breaking of the sound barrier, and Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.
The Spirit of St. Louis