Events

Events 2020-01-28T17:57:31-05:00

December 17th Celebration Itinerary

WELCOME TO THE 116TH ANNIVERSARY OF POWERED FLIGHT Celebrating The Legacy of Orville and Wilbur Wright Honoring The 70th Anniversary of the World War II Berlin Airlift June 1948 – September 1949 December 17, 2019 [...]

October Membership Special!

Members have always been an essential part of the First Flight Society. By joining FFS you become part of a community of people who care deeply about the legacy of the Wright Brothers, the Wright [...]

More Events to Come in 2019!

We have had an exciting year so far, but we have more exciting events and announcements coming! Events: New FFS Member Program Coming Soon! Wright Brothers Play Nov.2nd & 3rd, 2019 at ECSU's GR Little [...]

FFS Giving Day is August 19th!

First Flight Society Giving Day is August 19th, 2019! For 24 hours, sponsors, supporters, members and friends will come together and make a powerful statement of support for the First Flight Society's mission to raise [...]

More Events to Come in 2019!

We have had an exciting year so far, but we have more exciting events and announcements coming! Events: National Aviation Day/Orville Wright's Birthday August 19th First Flight Giving Day August 19th New FFS Member Program [...]

Why Should You Donate to FFS?

Donate. You see this almost every day from one organization or another. You get telephone calls. You get letters. You see it on television. You hear it on the radio. Like most non profits we [...]

First Flight Society Celebrates #GivingTuesday.

This #GivingTuesday, First Flight Society will celebrate giving by asking for donations to our Annual Fund https://www.gofundme.com/first-flight-society039s-annual-fund. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage [...]

Several New Events Coming Up!

OCT20 Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center Reopening Details OCT28 The Outer Banks Halloween Parade Details NOV11 The Wright Brothers Musical Details DEC17 115th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers' First Flight Details  

Wilbur Wright Birthday Celebration

The Wright Brothers celebrated Wilbur’s 151st birthday visiting the fourth and fifth grade students at Dare County Elementary Schools April 16-17, 2018. [fancygallery id="2" album="2"]

Today is #GivingTuesday!

Please join us in supporting the First Flight Society today, #GivingTuesday. Throughout the year First Flight Society, Incorporated works to promote the Wright Brothers’ legacy and to educate future aviators in the wonders of flight. [...]

Join Us for #Giving Tuesday Next Tuesday!

Throughout the year First Flight Society, Incorporated works to promote the Wright Brothers’ legacy and to educate future aviators in the wonders of flight.  You can join us in supporting the First Flight Society for [...]

What If We All Gave On One Day?

What if we all gave on one day? We can!  Tuesday, November 28, the first day after Thanksgiving, is designated as Giving Tuesday, when our community will come together for 24 hours of unprecedented giving.  [...]

National Aviation Day 2017

Here are photos from National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC on Saturday, August 19th, 2017. First Flight Society would like to thank all the participants, volunteers and spectators who [...]

Happy 90th Birthday to Us!

The First Flight Society is 90 years old today. In 1927, a group of forward-thinking northeastern North Carolina business and civic leaders began an effort to preserve the original site of the Wright brothers’ flights [...]

You Can Now Donate to FFS Using Razoo.

Help us fund the 114th anniversary of the Wright Brothers First Flight being held December 17th, 2017. You can donate through the widget below or through the Razoo website at https://www.razoo.com/story/Ffs2017  

Wilbur’s Birthday!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WILBUR! Fourth Graders at First Flight Elementary will be surprised to see Orville and Wilbur Wright drop by the classrooms on Tuesday, April 18 to recognize Wilbur Wright’s 150th birthday (April 16)! Representatives [...]