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Terrell describes the first airplane flight made in the mountains around Asheville on April 18, 1911. Both the pilot, Lincoln Beachey, and the plane arrived by train. Eight years later, Henry Westall, a local man who had flown in World War I, became the first man to fly out of the mountains and back in again. Westall flew roundtrip from Asheville to Morganton.