Kight flew Schweizer 2-33 sailplanes in high school and built his first aircraft in high school: a “Nomad” motor glider (ultra light category), in which he flew about 200 hours. Kight is a founding member of Team AeroDynamix. He rebuilt a Sonerai IILT and built his RV-6 which he finished in 2002. Kight also built a Cobra kit car. He is a Project Engineer for Shaw Industries. Danny’s hometown is Anderson, SC, where he lives with his wife, Mary and four children.