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Woodland Cemetery celebrates 175th anniversary

In Historic Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, NAHA News /

DAYTON, OH—Thursday, February 18 will mark the 175th anniversary of the beginning of historic Woodland Cemetery, the final resting place of the Wright brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar and many other prominent Daytonians.
It was on that date in 1841 that civic leaders created the Woodland Cemetery Association of Dayton to establish a rural cemetery. The association’s formation was a crucial step in an […]

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AOPA, OAA support Wright Flyer on Great Seal of Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio—The largest association of American pilots and the largest group supporting Ohio aviation have endorsed a bill that would add the Wright Flyer to the Great Seal of Ohio.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) submitted written testimony in favor of House Bill 386 to a House State […]

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House panel hears case for Wright Flyer on Seal of Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Adding a Wright Flyer to the Great Seal of Ohio would help brand the state as an “aviation and aerospace powerhouse” without hurting the seal’s design, the sponsor of a bill to make the change told a House panel on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Ohio Rep. Rick Perales, R-Beavercreek, testified in favor of House Bill 386 […]

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Dayton air show to see more military jets

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[ June 18, 2016 to June 19, 2016. ] Dayton, Ohio—The Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger will see a resurgence in military aircraft at its weekend show on June 18-19 at Dayton International Airport, air show officials said Wednesday, Jan. 27.

In addition to featured performances by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the service has lifted restrictions on aircraft participation in air shows, […]

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NAHA coordinates regional plan to spotlight USAF museum’s new building

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NEWS
For Immediate Release
Jan. 19, 2016
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney, Director of Communications
Email: trg@aviationheritagearea.org
Phone: (937) 219-8277 (mobile)
DAYTON, Ohio—In an unprecedented act of collaboration, aviation heritage groups, business associations and tourism bureaus in the National Aviation Heritage Area have teamed up to support the grand opening of the National Museum of the United States Air Force’s new building on June 8.
The organizations […]

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National Museum of USAF to open new building June 8

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DAYTON, Ohio – The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s new $40.8 million fourth building will open to the public on Wednesday, June 8, according to a museum announcement.
The 224,000 square foot building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will house more than 70 aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles in […]

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Wright Flyer fleet bound for China

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DAYTON, Ohio—A replica Wright Flyer fleet based in Dayton is bound for China after the entertainment arm of a Chinese aerospace company bought the collection for a museum in Xi’an, according to a Dayton company that said it brokered the deal.
Beijing Hangcheng International Investment Co. also ordered a second collection for AVIC, China’s state-owned aerospace and aviation firm, […]

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Heritage Area celebrates First Flight Anniversary

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DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Area on Thursday, Dec. 17, celebrated the 112th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first powered flights with a variety of events and activities—on the ground, and in the air.
Under an usually sunny sky for December in Ohio, NAHA officials and Ohio Rep. Rick Perales joined officials from Wright-Patterson Air Force […]

Read More about First Flight Anniversary events for 2015

Advisory-First Flight Anniversary events for 2015

In NAHA News, NAHA News Release /

National Aviation Heritage Area
MEDIA ADVISORY
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 475-7627 (mobile)
Media advisory: NAHA, partners schedule First Flight Anniversary events
DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) and its partners will celebrate the 112th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first powered flights with a series of events in the Dayton area on Dec. 17, […]

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