Call for Nominations for the 2024 Paul E Garber First Flight Shrine. Honorees for the Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine are selected annually by a National Advisory Committee from a list of nominees submitted to the First Flight Society and public that is passed to the Committee for consideration. The committee accepts a letter […]
Win a Stallion 51 WWII Flight Experience!
Enter today for your chance to experience a WWII Flight Experience in both a T-6 Texan trainer and P-51 Mustang Fighter! This is your chance to experience flight in both the trainer and operational aircraft as some of our First Flight Society Honorees such as the “Red Tail” Tuskegee Airmen General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., […]
Come Celebrate Wilbur Wright’s Birthday With Us at Hilton Garden Inn Kitty Hawk!
Luncheon Tickets Future First Flight Society Members $40First Flight Society Members $30First Flight Society Lifetime Members FREE
Introducing the 2023 First Flight Society Board of Directors
The First Flight Society announces its Board of Directors for 2023. Most of the directors are from North Carolina. The newly elected Executive Committee consists of: President-Mike Fonseca Vice President-Paul Wright Jameson Finance Committee Chair- H Taylor Sugg Marketing/Membership Committee Chair-William “Bill” Douglas Education Committee Chair-Judith Fearing Events Committee Chair-Tony Bruno The rest of the 2023 […]
First Flight Society Announces 2022 Class of Honorary Members
KITTY HAWK, N.C. – Nov. 19, 2022 – The First Flight Society announces 4 new Honorary Members for 2022: Record holder Zara Rutherford, military pilot Nicole Malachowski, airplane collector Jerry Yagen and artist Gregory Kavalec. Zara Rutherford became the youngest female pilot to fly solo around the world and the first person to circumnavigate the […]
Make Plans to Celebrate Wright Brothers Day 2022!
Save the date! December 17th, 2022 is the 119th anniversary of powered flight. The First Flight Society will be honoring Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. as the 2022 Paul E Garber Shrine inductee. The Shrine is located in the Museum and Visitors Center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, USA. This […]
Flash Sweepstakes Prize for the P-51 Ride
*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Enter for Your Chance to Win a ride in a P-51 Mustang + this Wooden Display Model! Win this P-51D Mustang “Big Beautiful Doll” Model of the aircraft flown by Colonel John D Landers, Commanding Officer of the 78th Fighter Group, 8th USAAF between February and June 1945. (Scale: 1/24, Wingspan 15 inches) RETAIL VALUE $170 Ride Award is […]
Celebrate National Aviation Day with First Flight Society on August 19, 2022
The First Flight Society announced the 4th annual National Aviation Day at Dare County Regional Airport on August 19th, 2022. The event runs from 10AM-3PM and features Airplane Displays, Exhibitors, and Food Trucks. The mission of the celebration is to provide a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring, and celebrating the accomplishments of the Wright […]
First Flight Society Celebrates Wilbur Wright Day 2022 On April 16th
The First Flight Society announced the 1st annual Wilbur Wright Day at Currituck County Regional Airport on April 16th, 2022. The event runs from 12PM-3PM and features historian Larry Tise and other speakers. FFS will display the winning artwork of the 2022 FFS Youth Aviation Art Contest. The society will also introduce the first four […]
First Flight Society 2022 Young Artist Contest
Firsts in Aviation and Aerospace – Use Your Imagination!The First Flight Society invited Northeastern North Carolina students to participate in our 2022 Young Artist Contest. The Contest is an opportunity for Young Artists in Camden, Currituck, Dare, Hyde, Pasquotank and Tyrrell Counties to express themselves artistically according to the selected theme. Teachers also have an […]