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Each time you support First Flight Society by becoming a member, sponsor, purchasing a product, volunteering, attending programs and events, you create a lasting legacy at Wright Brothers National Memorial. In recent years, support from people like you has:

  • Created Scholarship at Outer Banks Community Foundation for students pursuing aviation education
  • Created an Endowment Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation
  • Produced and expanded events and programs at Wright Brothers National Memorial throughout the year
  • Established the First Flight Society Young Artists Aviation Contest
  • Established an Aviation Education Committee to expand the knowledge of the Wright Brothers’ legacy and bring aviation education programs to students in Dare County and throughout the world.
  • Enabled The First Flight Society to sponsor programs through the year recognizing military and national aviation organizations.
  • Supported the Annual Celebration of the Wright Brothers First Flight on December 17th

Through your generosity, First Flight Society has been able to expand and add to its educational programs and events throughout the year and provide additional support to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Thank you.

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who… looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space… on the infinite highway of the air.”
– Wilbur Wright