The Institution did not reveal the extensive Curtiss modifications, but Orville Wright learned of them from his brother Lorin and a close friend, Griffith Brewer, who both witnessed and photographed some of the tests.
The display space for the aircraft was designed by Orville Wright.
The place Orville called home from 1914 until his death: Hawthorn Hill in Oakwood, Ohio. He and Wilbur planned the design of the house together, but Wilbur passed away before its completion. January 30 1948: Orville Wright died in Dayton, Ohio, at the age of 76, thus ending his 28 years as a member of the NACA.Jun 12, 2014