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23436
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Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) beat the records for speed, altitude, and distance in aviation. She came to visit Greenville alone in her car on January 15, 1936. Earhart spoke in front of an audience of more 1,500 at the East Carolina Teachers College, telling humorous stories of all of the celebrities she had been mistaken for and also told detailed stories of her adventures in aviation. She stressed to the audience that air travel was the safest of all forms of travel.
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24145
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Smaller airports, known as general aviation airfields, in North Carolina may be a fraction of the size of commercial airports, but they still provide the state with much needed business, economic development, and corporate recruitment.
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31164
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On the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers work on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a member of the organization, Man Will Never Fly Memorial Society Internationale, flies an airplane across North Carolina and discusses how people can learn to fly at First in Flight Aviation at the Franklin County Airport. There are also fifty-five Be A Pilot flight schools in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 10, Oct 2003, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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38214
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North Carolina’s take off into the aerospace manufacturing industry had soared to the top ten in the United States by 2017. Factors attributed to its rank at number four in the nation and success of airports like Charlotte-Monroe Executive were a low corporate tax rate and electricity rates, along with an extensive rail network.