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NAHA annual meeting honors volunteers, partners

In NAHA News, NAHA News Release /

NEWS
For immediate release
September 2, 2015
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
Editors: Web-quality photos of the meeting and awardees are available on NAHA’s Facebook page. Print-quality images are available on request.
DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) named marketing professional Walter Ohlmann as the winner of the Ivonette Wright Miller Award at its 2015 annual meeting on […]

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NAHA annual meeting Sept 1

In Dayton History, NAHA News /

The National Aviation Heritage Alliance will hold its annual meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Dayton History’s Carillon Brewing Co.
NAHA will elect new officers and announce the winners of its annual awards.  Wright State University President David Hopkins will discuss plans for the future of the Wright brothers’ namesake university. The meeting is free […]

Read more about the RC Air Show

USAF Museum to host RC air show

In NAHA Events, NAHA News, National Museum of the United States Air Force, Uncategorized /

[ September 6, 2015; 5:00 pm; ] Since long before drones became the buzzword for unmanned aircraft, crowds have flocked to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to watch hobbyists fly radio-controlled model aircraft. The Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show is coming around again.

Over the Labor Day weekend—Sept. 4-6—more than 100 pilots will entertain audiences as they perform skillful maneuvers […]

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WACO Fly-in coming Sept. 18-20

In Historic WACO Field, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ September 18, 2015 to September 20, 2015. ] Plans are underway for the 2015 WACO Fly-In and Homecoming from Friday through Saturday, September 18-20. The fly-in is a celebration of the beautiful airplanes produced by the WACO company in Troy, Ohio and the men and women who flew them.

Troy was the home of the WACO factory, which was the largest U.S. manufacturer of […]

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Tour the Wright brothers’ factory Thursday

In NAHA Events, NAHA News, Wright Company Factory /

[ August 20, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Want to see where America’s aviation industry began?  The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) will hold its monthly public tour of the Wright brothers’ factory for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20.

The Wright brothers formed the Wright Company in 1909 and built America’s first airplane factory in 1910, adding a second building in 1911. The buildings later became part of the Delphi […]

Read More about NAHA's donation to the Connecticut State Library

NAHA donates aviation history books to CT State Library

In NAHA News, NAHA News Release /

NEWS
For immediate release
August 13, 2015
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 475-7627 (mobile)
NAHA donates aviation history books to Connecticut State Library
DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) today announced it is donating aviation history books to the Connecticut State Library in honor of National Aviation Day on Aug. 19.
NAHA is donating one copy each of The Bishop’s […]

Read More about Air Corps Remembrance Day

Champaign Aviation Museum sets Air Corps Remembrance Day

In Historic Grimes Field, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ October 3, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The volunteers of the Champaign Aviation Museum will give recognition to those who served and sacrificed during WWII on Saturday, Oct. 3.

The volunteers are inviting all World War II Army Air Corps veterans and their families and families and decendants of deceased Army Air Corps veterans to attend and honor their loved one.

The event will begin with an honor guard, a […]

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Save the date for Walk of Fame

In NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ September 24, 2015; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Save the date: the Dayton Region Walk of Fame’s 2015 induction and luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 24 at Sinclair Community College.

This year’s event will honor Keith D. Harrison, songwriter, performer and music mentor; Zoe Dell Nutter, aviator and aviation businesswoman; Robert Keyser Schul, olympic champion and coach; Gerald (Jerry) Sharkey, aviation heritage advocate and educator […]

Read more about the National Museum of USAF's atomic bomb display

Air Force museum marks end of World War II

In NAHA News, National Museum of the United States Air Force /

On Aug. 9, 1945, the B-29 bomber Bockscar dropped the “Fat Man” atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Closely following the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, the Nagasaki attack proved America had the capacity to use nuclear weapons with devastating effect and led to Japan’s unconditional surrender and the end of World War II.
This year marks the 70th […]

Read More about Runway Fest

Runway Fest coming Aug. 7

In NAHA Events, NAHA News, The Wright B Flyer /

[ August 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] The free, family-friendly, annual event known as Runway Fest returns to Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport on Friday, Aug. 7.

Live music, aircraft static displays, airplane rides, a hot-air balloon launch, clowns, inflatables and food vendors are on tap for Dayton’s general aviation airport at 11160 Springboro Pike, south of Dayton at the Austin Interchange. The one-of-a-kind Wright B […]

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