First Flight en Kitty Hawk Celebrations Mark 109 Years Of Flight <p>Wilbur and Orville Wright launched their first successful powered flight 109 years ago today on the Outer Banks. A series of events at the Wright Brothers National Memorial this morning honor the anniversary. Fly-overs by Marine jets and Coast Guard planes and helicopters and a wreath laying ceremony will be part of the activities. Joshua Boles is a park ranger at the Memorial. He says the weather was a challenge for those manning that first flight.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Eric Hodge 6215 at