Genius

Genius

Wright Vs Curtiss
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  January 28, 2017

When Orville and Wilbur Wright build and fly the world's first airplane, there's only one problem: No one believes them. For years, the Wrights work tirelessly to prove they are indeed the rightful inventors of the plane. During that time, aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss begins manufacturing and selling his own planes - and making tons of money in the process - sparking a massive patent war that threatens to destroy the entire aviation industry before it even gets off the ground.

When Orville and Wilbur Wright build and fly the world's first airplane, there's only one problem: No one believes them. For years, the Wrights work tirelessly to prove they are indeed the rightful inventors of the plane. During that time, aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss begins manufacturing and selling his own planes - and making tons of money in the process - sparking a massive patent war that threatens to destroy the entire aviation industry before it even gets off the ground.

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