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OLLI at UA - WEEKLY BONUS PROGRAMS - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WEEKLY BONUS PROGRAMS Open to the community. Registration is required. Thursday Bonus Programs Jan. 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Z170 Jan. 21 – Robert Kane; The Wright Brothers Civilian Flight School, Feb.-May 1910
In February 1910, Wilbur Wright arrived in Montgomery, Alabama, looking for a suitable location for a civilian flight school to teach men how to fly their airplanes. A local businessman convinced Wilbur to select a nearby abandoned cotton plantation. Wilbur accepted the offer, and the Wright Brothers established the first civilian flight school in the United States near Montgomery. The school lastedView more