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Orville Wright (19 August, 1871 – 30 January, 1948) was a Human who, with his brother Wilbur, developed the first example of manned powered flight for Earth. This first flight took place at Kill Devil Hill in North Carolina. (TLE novel: Serpents Among the Ruins)
In 2256, Federation Starfleet Captain Gabriel Lorca asked Lieutenant Paul Stamets whether he wanted to be considered in the same company as respected inventors like the Wright brothers, among others. (DSC episode: "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry")
In the 2360s, when asked about the 20th century by Wesley Crusher and William T. Riker, Ralph Offenhouse reminded them jokingly that he didn't remember that much about some things, including the Wright brothers' flight. (TNG novel: Debtor's Planet)
In 2371, Sheligo considered the axiom "any landing you can walk away from is a good landing" was one that had existed ever since the first crash by the Wright brothers. (TNG novel: Triangle: Imzadi II)