Category: Events

This Wright Brothers Day Is The 120th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ First Flight

Wright Brothers Day: December 17, 2023 – 120th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ First Powered Flight This year’s event will honor Walter and Olive Ann Beech, American aviators and early aviation entrepreneurs who co-founded the Beech Aircraft Company—now called Beechcraft—in 1932.  The festivities will feature speakers from the National Park Service as well as a […]

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 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 […]

Your Chance to Win a ride in a P-51 Mustang + this Wooden Display Model!

    Enter for Your Chance to Win a ride in a P-51 Mustang + this Wooden Display Model!   Win this P-51D Mustang “Glamorous Glen III” Model of the aircraft flown by Capt. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group during WWII. (Scale: 1/24, Wingspan 18.25 inches, Length 18.50 inches) RETAIL VALUE $250   Enter by November […]

Make Plans to Celebrate Wright Brothers Day 2021

Save the date! December 17th, 2021 is the 118th anniversary of powered flight. The First Flight Society will be honoring Sally Ride as the 2021 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 honor is […]