Flyguides Pilot Travel is providing a
free, online travel guide to the Kitty Hawk region, ahead of festivities
honoring the Tuskegee Airmen on December 17. The guide is available at
(free registration required).
African-American pilots began training at Alabama’s Tuskegee Institute in
1941. In WWII the Tuskegee Airmen completed 15,500 missions, destroyed
over 260 enemy aircraft, sank a destroyer, and demolished numerous enemy
installations. They never lost a bomber to enemy fighters.
“The Tuskegee Airmen hold a cherished place in aviation history,” said
Flyguides CEO Nick Selby. “We’re excited they will be honored this year at
the Wright Brothers National Memorial, and hope our online guide helps
general aviation pilots and passengers find their way to these
The guide contains information on the National Memorial and other Outer
Banks attractions, plus hotels and restaurants, plus in-depth coverage of
the area’s airspace and airports: First Flight, Dare County, Ocracoke,
Hatteras and others.
The 101st Anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ Flight will be held at the
National Memorial at Kitty Hawk Friday, December 17. Tuskegee Airmen
president Dr. Brian Smith will preside over a ceremony honoring the
Airmen. A portrait of Tuskegee Airmen will be unveiled.
A flyover by military aircraft is scheduled for 10:35 am, followed by an
aerobatic program and a general aviation flyover.
The Flyguides Pilot Travel website provides travel information for general
aviation pilots and their families and friends. Flyguides offers great
destination ideas from personal perspectives without the pop-ups and sales
pitches of commercial travel sites. Flyguides authors generally have more
than ten years of experience in professional travel writing - experience
which means a range of information of interest to pilots, families, and