On the lighter side

A video of a hilarious ad for GE jet engines:

Click on (Orville and Wilbur) 56K or 100K


Really cool. Was the whole thing a reconstruction? or was there some original footage there?

Good advert anyway!


There were no movie cameras at the original flight at Kitty Hawk. The Wright Brothers hated promotion and PR and were livid that newspaper reports leaked out.


Good question. A friend emailed me the link, so I have no more info on it. I’d be willing to bet that computers were somehow involved in creating that ad, though :slight_smile: