Could anything be less romantic than flying these days? Security searches, crabby flight attendants, screaming babies with earaches--it's enough to make you consider driving. One can almost forget that flying was once considered a great adventure, especially on December 17, 1903, when Wilbur and Orville Wright willed their test plane aloft for a few exhilarating seconds in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The brothers from Dayton, Ohio, realized a dream that had eluded inventors for centuries--leaving bizarre diagrams and painful-looking blooper films behind--and ushered in an era of social and... More >>>