Tag: 2023

Today is Giving Tuesday

Today is GivingTuesday It’s go time! TODAY is #GivingTuesday, and First Flight Society has set a goal to raise $5000 in just 24 hours. Those funds will allow us to fulfill our mission to tell the story of the Wright Brothers through community events, education, and the commemoration of the world’s very first powered flight, in […]

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 […]

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 […]