North Carolina Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame is 3 mi. s. on US 49, then e. on Tot Hill Farm Rd. to 2222-G Pilot's View Rd. (next to Asheboro Regional Airport). The 25,000-square-foot facility features a 1941 Piper “Flitfire” that Orville Wright flew in 1943 and an S-56 made famous by Smith Reynolds' 6,000-mile solo journey in the early 1930s, as well as historical, experimental and even unmanned aircraft. Two hangars contain military vehicles, weapons, equipment and uniforms from World Wars I and II, the Korean and Vietnam wars and the Cold War. Other exhibits include torpedo and memorial submarine displays and an army convoy.