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Maritime Matinee: ‘Wright Brothers Flying Machine: Rebuilding One of the First Powered Airplanes’

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


This film examines the remarkable inventions of Orville and Wilbur Wright, focusing on their flying machine, its wings, steering devices, and engine. A modern team of pilots, builders, aviation experts, and historians works to retrace, rebuild, and re-fly planes that were designed and built by the Wright Brothers, who changed the world that December day in Kitty Hawk on the Outer Banks. The 45-minute film will be screened in the museum auditorium. Free, no registration required.


December 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort
315 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516 United States
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Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the museum receives cancellation notice at least 48 hours before the start of a program. There is no refund within 48 hours of the start of a program, and tickets cannot be transferred to a later program date within that 48 hour timeframe. Due to material costs and supply, Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center Courses require a 2-week notification for cancellations; only the course fee is refunded if cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.