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This day, August 8, 1908, as today in 2020, was a Saturday. On this day, August 8, 1908, Wilbur Wright flew at the Les Hunaudieres Race Course in Le Mans, France, his first of nine flights over the next few days. And as we say in 2020, the crowd went wild. Wilbur dispelled the disbelief. He shared in a letter …
Wright Brothers National Memorial is one of 12 sites you can tour virtually August 1, 2020. 12 Hours of incredible American history and scenery. https://www.americassummerroadtrip.org/#sites
The 116th commemoration of the First Flight officially begins 9:30 am December 17, 2019, at Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, NC. The memorial’s entrance fees are waived. Ceremonies are outside on the visitor center plaza; appropriate clothing for weather conditions are advised. The memorial is open regular hours, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This year’s inductee into the …
There are no words to express our sorrow for the passing of Dick Howard. He championed the Foundation’s creation, the 2003 First Flight Centennial-Event of the Century, and the continuing work of the Foundation. As you read this memorial, you will see that he has left an enduring legacy in the lives of so many-without boundaries. https://dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/greensboro-nc/richard-howard-8871958?fbclid=IwAR3aBdT-2orvRe2n0YDd6uyX1mrjVIOfu9nGw-PFGPgzKMdXDuhnMWYIgZI
113th Commemoration of the First Flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright Wright Brothers National Memorial December 17, 2016 9:00 am Free Admission to WBNM Also Celebrating The Centennial of the National Park Service and The Centennial of United States Coast Guard Aviation Keynote Speaker Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard 2016 Inductees to the Paul E. Gerber First …
David McCullough will receive the National Aviation Hall of Fame Combs-Gates Award for the award winning book, The Wright Brothers. We are thrilled that the legacy of Wilbur and Orville Wright continues to soar and inspire.
In Commemoration Of The Conquest Of The Air By The Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright Conceived By Genius And Achieved Dauntless Resolution And Unconquerable Faith. The inscription around the base of the pylon atop Big Kill Devil Hill. November 19, 1932, Orville Wright, joined by his family, attended the dedication of the monument to himself and his brother Wilbur, (who …