Impacts on the Invention of the Plane
There are many impacts on the Invention of the plane. The Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville, are responsible for aviation. The airplane is the most influential invention of all time. Airplanes have made traveling times change from months to just hours.
The most obvious social impact from the development of airplanes is the reduction of travel time. “A car journey that normally takes 6 hours takes about 80 minutes by plane. With the introduction of the airplane, destinations that were previously only reachable by boat are now able to be accessed by air travel.” On top of this, aviation has also opened a completely new world of war up. “Airplanes also drastically changed military tactics. Not only are armed aircraft and bombing planes important parts of military strategy today, but airplanes have also enabled armies to support soldiers and supplies.” (Anderson)
Economically, the Airplane as had a huge effect on today's Americans. “As the U.S. economy continues to improve in spite of recent global economic uncertainty and unrest, other U.S. industries and consumers depend on civil aviation’s ability to provide reliable value-added services that facilitate business and personal opportunities.” The cost of aviation is through the roof. ”Commercial airline operations enabled $310.0 billion of visitor expenditures on goods and services.” Not only are planes good for transporting people around, they also transport goods around the world. (Federal Aviation Administration)
There are many political factors that impact the airl...