Francis Rogallo was a NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. His inventions started the sport of hang gliding, and his designs have evolved into the development of paragliders, stunt kites, power kites, kiteboarding kites, and hang gliders that are flown today. We invite you to join us and fly a kite at the annual Rogallo Kite Festival to celebrate Francis Rogallo and his many accomplishments.
Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying amazing 30 – 100 ft kites, including a 100-foot octopus, 80-foot panda and a 50-foot fish, on top of Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Join us and fly a kite of your own, take part in FREE stunt kite lessons, kite making for the kiddos, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular kites as they fly.