[Answer For] National Aviation Day, celebrated on August 19, coincides with the birthday of what famous aviator?

The Quiz: National Aviation Day, celebrated on August 19, coincides with the birthday of what famous aviator?

A Howard Hughes
B Charles Lindbergh
C Orville Wright

Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871. His birthdate was chosen by President Franklin Roosevelt as the day to mark National Aviation Day, a celebration of the achievement of flight. Wright and his brother Wilbur became the first to achieve powered, controlled flight in 1903, in the sand dunes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Their Wright Flyer flew for less than a minute for several hundred feet, but made history nonetheless. Orville lived until 1948, long enough to see the invention of the jet engine and the breaking of the sound barrier. Only 21 years after his death, humans landed on the moon.

The correct answer to this quiz is Orville Wright.

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