From oldest times humans wanted to fly like birds. Many tried. Many failed. But in 1903, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright were the first to fly a heavier than air machine. The age of aviation had begun, and in an amazing spurt of creativity, humanity would build aircrafts that would connect the world, win wars and cross the sound barrier. This is the Story of Aviation.

Horizons is produced by Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and featured on ACMi with permission from Dr. Ismail Serageldin.