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3 08, 2020

First Flight Society Giving Day is August 19th, 2020!

First Flight Society Giving Day is August 19th, 2020!

FFS Giving Day offers First Flight Society supporters the chance to come together and make a tremendous cumulative impact. This year Giving Day is on National Aviation Day.
You can help us make First Flight Society Giving Day a big success! In the spirit of the Wright Brothers, donate to the FFS Annual Fund during Giving Day, August 19th!

#FFSGIVINGDAY

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11 11, 2019

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

ON DECEMBER 17, 2019 THE FIRST FLIGHT SOCIETY HONORS A 99-YEAR-OLD WWII VETERAN, THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BERLIN AIRLIFT AND THE 116TH ANNIVERSARY OF POWERED FLIGHT.

JOIN US AT WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MONUMENT IN KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC.

The First Flight Society annually honors those individuals and groups that have achieved significant “firsts” in aviation and includes them in our Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine exhibit at the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This year’s honorees are 99-year-old Colonel Gail Halvorsen, USAF (Ret) “the Candy Bomber” and the Berlin Airlift (June 27, 1948 to May 12, 1949) commemorating the 70th Anniversary of that historic event.

 

On the morning of December 17,  2019 we will honor the Berlin Airlift 70th Anniversary with ceremonies on the Wright Brothers National Memorial grounds at Kitty Hawk, NC.  The 116th Anniversary Celebration of the […]

5 11, 2019

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 anniversary celebration at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.   Members, sponsors and volunteers work to joyfully commemorate the legacy of Orville and Wilbur Wright.  This year we will honor Col. Gail Halvorsen, USAF (Ret), the “Candy Bomber”, as representative of the crews that participated in the Berlin Airlift on this 70th Anniversary of the completion of that great humanitarian effort. We cannot help others experience this important story without you.  Your support keeps the inspiration, adventure and exploring spirit alive for the next generation of aviation pioneers.  Thank you!

 

LEGACY SPONSOR – $10,000

  • Framed Certificate of First Flight Society Sponsorship
  • Sponsor listing in official Commemorative Program
  • Framed 8×10 photo of “The First Flight”
  • Subscription to THE FLYER, with full page ad in each issue […]
    9 05, 2019

    Why Donate to the First Flight Society?

    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 rely on donations and memberships from people just like you to keep our group alive. Your next question is probably, “Why should I donate to the First Flight Society?” What do they actually do?

    Did you know that If it wasn’t for the First Flight Society there wouldn’t even be a Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina? Under the name Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association, a group of local businessmen petitioned the US Congress to Fund and build a monument to the Wright Brothers’ achievement of 1903.

    Though primarily known as the group that puts on the annual celebration at the Wright Brothers National Memorial every December 17th, that is not all that we […]

    25 03, 2019

    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 rely on donations and memberships from people just like you to keep our group alive. Your next question is probably, “Why should I donate to the First Flight Society?” What do they actually do?

    Did you know that If it wasn’t for the First Flight Society there wouldn’t even be a Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina? Under the name Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association, a group of local businessmen petitioned the US Congress to Fund and build a monument to the Wright Brothers’ achievement of 1903.

    Though primarily known as the group that puts on the annual celebration at the Wright Brothers National Memorial every December 17th, that is not all that we […]

    21 11, 2017

    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 #GivingTuesday on November 28, 2017.

    What:  #GivingTuesday

    When: November 28, 2017

    Where: Online at https://www.razoo.com/organization/First-Flight-Society-Incorporated

     

    You can also like us on Facebook @FirstFlightSociety and Follow us on Twitter @KittyHawkDec17.

    Early donations are open so if you’d like to give now, all donations count toward our #GivingTuesday totals!

    11 07, 2017

    Donate to First Flight Society by Shopping Amazon’s Prime Day!

    Amazon’s Prime Day is here! Deals started at 9:00 pm ET last night, July 10 and runs through July 11. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Remind your supporters to shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to First Flight Society Incorporated.

    When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to First Flight Society Incorporated. Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7365923

    24 03, 2017

    Support FFS with your regular Amazon purchases.

    The First Flight Society is now a partner with Amazon through their Smile program. The difference between Amazon and Amazon Smile is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com”). The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. On your first visit to AmazonSmile you are prompted to select a charitable organization from our list of eligible organizations. You can change your selection at any time. 

    To reach the First Flight Society page use this link:

    FFS Amazon Smile