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We welcome you to join one of aviation’s oldest and finest organizations.


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From commemorative coins to caps and Flyer subscriptions, we’ve got something for every flight fan.

Welcome to First Flight Society

Our website will give you lots of information not only about the origins of aviation, but also about major aviation milestones and events of today. You will find out what the First Flight Society accomplishes, how to join the Society, and how to contact us.

Return to the Outer Banks every December 17th to celebrate the “12 seconds that changed the world” and meet fellow enthusiasts.

Featured Events

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National Aviation Day – August 19, 2014

Come and enjoy a day full of fun, activities and education!
Learn about general aviation, space, model aircraft and more. See and experience where the Wright Brothers made history with the First Powered Flight at […]