Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2013’

Soaring 100 -1911 Glider building

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Soaring 100 International Symposium

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Aviation novices, enthusiasts, and professionals enjoyed a diverse program of aviation history developed by Dr. Tom Crouch, Ph.D., Senior Curator, Aeronautics, of the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. Dr. Crouch ,”The Birth of Gliding, Cayley to Lilienthal.” Dr. Bernd Lukasch, Director, Otto-Lilienthal-Museum: “Otto Lilienthal and Sailing Flight” Simine Short, Chair, National Landmark of Soaring, National Soaring Museum: “Octave Chanute …

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Soaring 100 Sponsors

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Simine Short

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Simine Short is an aviation researcher and historian. She has written more than 100 articles on the history of motorless flight and is published in the United States and Europe. Her recently released book, “Locomotive to Aeromotive. Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution” is available in multiple outlets, online, publisher’s website, and the gift shop at the Wright Brothers National Memorial. In her …

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WWII Glider Pilot Still Soaring

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Lt. Col. (RET) Al Hulstruck of the US Army WWII Glider Pilots, Silent Wings, joins Soaring 100 with an exhibit that he personally funded, built, and shares with aviation enthusiasts, historians, and the public. Hultruck has the distinction of serving as a US Army Glider Pilot with a Signal Corps Special Operations Group during WWII.  Flight missions included the Normandy Invasion.  …

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Outer Banks Visitors Links

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First Flight Centennial Special Exhibits

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First Flight Centennial Pavilion Exhibit Hall The First Flight Centennial Pavilion Exhibit Hall, an 8,000-square-foot building, one of the three buildings that comprised the $2-million, semi-permanent, 20,000 square-foot First Flight Centennial Pavilion; houses interpretive and educational exhibits to enhance the visitor experience. The Pavilion also provides a venue to speakers and other activities to add to celebratory events. The First …

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Honoring 100 Aviation Heroes

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On December 16, 2003, one hundred aviation heroes, as selected by North Carolina’s First Flight Centennial Commission, were honored as part of the First Flight Centennial Celebration. We hope this information about the honorees encourages you to celebrate the achievements of our first century of flight, and to reflect on these and many other pioneers and innovators as well. Those …

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First Flight Centennial Celebration – Dec 12-17, 2003

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Daily Themes Friday, December 12: Igniting the Imagination This day was designed to inspire the next generation of aviators by engaging children of all ages in the power of flight. The day’s highlights included the Raleigh Boys Choir singing the National Anthem at opening ceremonies; a greeting by North Carolina’s First Lady Mary Easley; appearances by Wright Family children; an …

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