Kitty Hawk Kites may have been established long before 1974 if the Wright Brothers had stayed here. Instead, it took co-founders John Harris and Ralph Buxton to figure out how to make the glider business fly off the Outer Banks. Known today as a national leader in the adventure tour industry ...
"THIS IS THE HAND OF THE MAN THAT SHOOK THE HAND OF ORVILLE WRIGHT,"Francis Rogallo said, back in 1997 upon meeting and shaking hands with a group of boys during the Rogallo Kite Festival in Nags Head.He wasn't kidding. After earning a degree in aeronautical engineering at Stanford University ...
What is The Kite Culture?Well, different people might have different answers to that question. We thought it would be fun to give you some insight and reflection from a few of the good people who have helped make Kitty Hawk Kites the huge success that it is today. Jonny Thompson: Master Pilot ...
The word “adventure” holds different meanings for different people. Individuals that we are, what constitutes an exciting activity can range from the sight of dolphins playfully racing alongside your boat to an adrenaline junkie’s moment of truth kite boarding on air.Kitty Hawk Kites provides a ...
Picture yourself on the shores of the Outer Banks (even if you’re here already). Sweeping visions of sea and sound are likely first to enter your mind, followed by memories in your favorite oceanfront family retreat. But what else do you see? For some, it’s the Colonial Spanish Mustangs of ...
But maybe you’d like for your vacation to be more than just nice. To be something you can remember when you are back in the day-to-day of managing the rewarding but often overwhelming challenges of life as a parent, or student, or worker or fill-in-the-blank-here...