110th Anniversary Commemorative Medallion Coin now available!

110 Anniversary Commemorative MedallionThis is a limited edition numbered Medallion Coin offered exclusively by the First Flight Society.

The coin features the 1903 Wright Flyer on December 17, 1903 (obverse) and the First Flight Society Logo (reverse).

It is offered in Merlin Gold/Brass, Bronze, Silver* and Gold*.
All coins are encapsulated and packaged in a custom-designed presentation case.

► Click Here to download the Coin Order Form

 

Announcements

Celebrate National Aviation Day - Aug 19, 2014

Where the Wright Brothers Took Their First Flight

FREE ADMISSION
for a full day of fun activities for all ages

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Mary S. Feik First Flight Shrine Honoree

The First Flight Society announced May 30, 2014 that MARY S. FEIK, of Annapolis, Maryland, has been named the 2014 Honoree to be inducted into the Dr. Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine located in the Museum and Visitors Center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA.

Mary S. Feik is an aviation engineer, master mechanic, pilot, instructor and aircraft restorer.

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Wilbur Wrights Birthday Report - April 16, 2014

Wilbur Wrights Birthday – Wednesday, April 16th was celebrated at the Wright Brothers National Memorial with music by The Flying Musicians, Birthday cake, Special tours and activities. It was a great day and much fun!!!

AND…the winners of the First Flight Society 2013 International Aviation Artist Contest were announced and their artwork displayed at the Visitors Center at Wright Brothers National Memorial!

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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.

One of the most important times of the year for the First Flight Society is December 17th when we commemorate and celebrate the historic achievement of the first powered flight. The Society annually marks this event on the grounds of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, maintained by the National Park Service in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The day's activities include a ceremony at the Memorial, the induction of a major figure in aviation into the Society's Shrine, a thrilling fly-over of civilian, military and historic aircraft, and an annual luncheon. This annual celebration is a joint effort of the First Flight Society, the National Park Service, the military and many other participants. Click here for more information

The First Flight Society has members from across the United States as well as other parts of the world. They all share the common bond of an interest in aviation and in preserving and promoting the accomplishments of the Wright brothers. The Society is able to carry on its important work because of dues and other support from its members as well as businesses and corporations. We invite you to explore our membership categories and membership benefits and join the Society today.