Repost: Welcome to North Carolina


Welcome to North Carolina

First in Flight (1903-2003)
Welcome to North Carolina!

So read the welcoming sign post as we tied down the airplane and made our way to the Wright brothers’ memorial site. But I am getting ahead of my story. There were many hurdles to cross before I could be there to read that sign and feel the reverence one feels when visiting a sacred site. Returning to the east coast after nine months of living in the west, I was excited to hear about the flight to Kill Devil Hills that the flight school was organizing. I knew I definitely wanted to make this flight.

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Note: A version of this appeared on Forbes WheelsUp.