The Wings Tour 2014: Leg Two

The sun sets over the sand dunes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The Wright brothers chose North Carolina’s Outer Banks as the place for their experiments because the dunes provided a place to launch their gliders and the sand was soft for landings.

Photo by Holly Marcus
The sun sets over the sand dunes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The Wright brothers chose North Carolina’s Outer Banks as the place for their experiments because the dunes provided a place to launch their gliders and the sand was soft for landings.