The Wright Brothers National Memorial on North Carolina’s Outer Banks ranks at or near the top of practically every aviator’s list of must-visit destinations. The Memorial is also recognized as one of the nation’s top educational experiences for visitors of all ages. [Read more…]
The Flying Musicians Association will participate in the 110th Anniversary of Powered Flight celebration at Kitty Hawk, N.C., on Dec. 16 and 17.
Todd Huvard, president of AircraftMerchants, a North Carolina-based aircraft brokerage, is a commercial pilot with multi-engine, instrument and seaplane ratings and is typed in Cessna 500 and Falcon 20 jets. He founding editor and publisher of The Southern Aviator.
In 1926, a group of farsighted Outer Bankers recognized the importance of a solitary sand dune called Kill Devil Hill. The dune rose above a barren, wind-swept strip of sand that barely kept the Atlantic Ocean and the Pamlico Sound separated, the site where man first took to blustery skies at the controls of a powered heavier-than-air machine on Dec. 17, 1903.