4545 Airport Dr. NW Wilson, NC

About Us

 The First in Flight Jet Rally is a large, annual gathering of radio-control jet enthusiasts at the Wilson Industrial Air Center during the week preceding Memorial Day. This five day event features hundreds of RC turbine-powered jets being flown by top pilots from all over the country. The general public is invited and admission is free. You've never seen anything quite like this before so be sure to bring your friends and neighbors!   Feel free to check out our Facebook Page for more info as well



- Free for the Public

- Many hotels, restaurants, & stores nearby

- Motorhomes and campers welcome


- 5 full days of flying 

- 1000 acre, unobstructed overfly area

- Fly from a huge 4500’ x 150’ main runway


- Pre-paid tent rentals available

- Overnight model aircraft storage

- Jet-A sales on-site


Feel Free to download the 2020 First in Flight Flyer and pass them out around town to help spread the word!

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Larry Lewis 

Contest Director