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116th Anniversary Sponsorship Opportunities

Organizations from the aviation community and area businesses sponsor and underwrite many First Flight Society activities and programs throughout the year, especially the December 17th [...]

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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

The 116th Wright Brothers Anniversary of Powered Flight and More.

Celebrating the 116th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first successful powered flight. We are also celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Berlin Airlift as well as honoring the 2019 Paul E. Garber [...]