Teaching The World To Fly For Over 45 Years

Kitty Hawk Kites has celebrated its 45th anniversary this year. Since then, our mission has been teaching the world to fly! But have you ever wondered how it all started? So we asked John Harris, founder and president of Kitty Hawk Kites, to give us in his words how he started this great company.

How Learning to Fly at Kitty Hawk Kites Made Me into a Better Competition Pilot

In 2013, I began my first summer as a hang gliding instructor at Kitty Hawk Kites. It was here that I first learned to fly. My fellow instructors pushed me to become the best pilot and best instructor I could be. This can sometimes be …

Earning Your Hang 1 at Kitty Hawk Kites

If you’re ready to take adventure to a whole new level, then it’s time to earn your Hang 1 certification at Kitty Hawk Kites. So if you’re looking to achieve your childhood dream of flight with a healthy dose of challenge and confidence-building, you’re guaranteed …

Our Lesson with Jockey’s Ridge State Park Super Intendant, Joy Greenwood

Since starting as the Jockey’s Ridge State Park Superintendent in 2017, Joy Greenwood watched our hang gliders flying nearly every day. But with her position comes a sizable workload, which has stifled previous attempts to join our instructors for a lesson. But, after many conversations, we …