Katharine Wright Flies Too!

February 14, 1909 Katharine Wright flew with her brother Wilbur in their new Wright flyer. Katherine was a college-educated teacher and a full partner in her brothers’ airplane enterprise. Although it was rumored that Katherine sewed the wing muslin for the first Wright Flyer she always denied any physical involvement in building the plane. You can read more about Katharine Wright in Richard Maurer’s book The Wright Sister.