The Wright Brothers' Flying Machine

The Wright Brothers' Flying Machine


Documentary celebrating the centenary of Wilbur and Orville Wright's first sustained, controlled flight in a powered aircraft, detailing the quest of retired airline pilot and plane restorer Ken Hyde to discover its fascinating secrets and create a replica of the Wright 1911 Model B. Along the way, he is aided by National Air and Space Museum employee Tom Crouch, author John D Anderson Jr and fellow enthusiast Rick Young, who help trawl through photos and documents to come up with the brothers' winning formula.

Cast & Crew

Producer Cecile Quartermain
Producer Carl H Lindaht