The Terrifying And Opulent Early Days Of Air Travel
The history of human flight obviously began with the Wright Brothers. Then it followed a curious path of luxurious leaps in development alongside death-defying risks. After those famous siblings sent their Kitty Hawk Flyer 852 feet in less than a minute, humans continued to tinker with the tantalizing possibility of commercial flights with what seems like insane ideas today. Nevertheless, their ridiculous, dangerous, and hilarious innovations laid the groundwork for the borderline magical transportation we take for granted today. Here are some highlights of the early days of passenger travel.