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This Week in Business HIstory for December 14th: What You Didn't Know About the Wright Brothers This Week in Business History

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This episode of “This Week in Business History” discusses one of the really seminal moments from the last century – The Wright Brothers and the Dawn of Modern Aviation. Filling in for Scott W. Luton, special guest host Gary Smith will describe how the brothers first became interested in flight, studied and developed their theories of flight, and turned those theories into the first practical powered aircraft. This invention was a game-changer that ranks in importance with the invention of the printing press, the steam engine and the automobile. It changed the world as we know it, creating three industries – the aircraft manufacturing industry, the air cargo industry, and the passenger airline industry, as well as the study of aeronautical and aerospace engineering.

Resources, Links, and Events Mentioned in This Episode:
Subscribe to This Week in Business History and ALL Supply Chain Now Programming Here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/subscribe
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Connect with Gary on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-smith-cpim-f-cscp-f-cltd-f-2974a28/
Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/yazfegov
Download the Q3 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20

This week's episode was hosted by Gary Smith. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/business-history-27.

This episode of “This Week in Business History” discusses one of the really seminal moments from the last century – The Wright Brothers and the Dawn of Modern Aviation. Filling in for Scott W. Luton, special guest host Gary Smith will describe how the brothers first became interested in flight, studied and developed their theories of flight, and turned those theories into the first practical powered aircraft. This invention was a game-changer that ranks in importance with the invention of the printing press, the steam engine and the automobile. It changed the world as we know it, creating three industries – the aircraft manufacturing industry, the air cargo industry, and the passenger airline industry, as well as the study of aeronautical and aerospace engineering.

Resources, Links, and Events Mentioned in This Episode:
Subscribe to This Week in Business History and ALL Supply Chain Now Programming Here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/subscribe
Leave a review for Supply Chain Now: https://ratethispodcast.com/supplychainnow
Connect with Gary on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-smith-cpim-f-cscp-f-cltd-f-2974a28/
Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/yazfegov
Download the Q3 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20

This week's episode was hosted by Gary Smith. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/business-history-27.

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