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National Aviation Hall of Fame gains sponsors

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Hartzell Propeller Inc. and Hartzell Industries will be the co-presenters of the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s (NAHF’s) 53rd annual enshrinement dinner and ceremony, according to a NAHF announcement.
The black-tie gala will take place Friday, Oct. 2 in the NAHF Learning Center and the adjacent National Museum of the United States Air Force. Former news anchor and talk show […]

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National Museum of U.S. Air Force wins award

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It’s official: The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s restoration of its PT-13D Kaydet was an award-winning job.
The U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program has selected the National Museum to receive the 2015 Air Force Heritage Award for its restoration of the bi-wing Stearman trainer.
The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel […]

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Libraries put Wright brothers’ newspapers online

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The most complete archive of Wright brothers newspapers available to date is now available in an online archive, thanks to a partnership between Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Libraries and the Dayton Metro Library.
The Wright Brothers Newspapers Digital Archive Project provides high-quality, searchable scans of more than 150 volumes and nearly 800 pages […]

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Aviation Trail Parachute Museum turns 5

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The Aviation Trail Parachute Museum is celebrating its fifth year of being open to the public as part of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park’s Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center at Third and Williams Streets in Dayton, Ohio.
Visitors to the museum can learn what it’s like to eject from an F-16 fighter jet, parachute from the edge of space, […]

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Walk of Fame inductees named

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[ September 24, 2016; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]
DAYTON, Ohio—Wright Dunbar, Inc., the sponsor of the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame and the memorial stones on West Third Street in the Wright Dunbar Historic Business District, has announced the 2015 inductees.The honorees are: Keith D. Harrison, Zoe Dell Nutter, Robert (Bob) Keyser Schul, Gerald (Jerry) Sharkey, and Eugene Edward (“Snooky”) Young, Jr.Wright-Dunbar will […]

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NAHA asks CT senator, Jane’s for Gustave Whitehead flight proof

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For immediate release
May 12, 2015

Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) has written a Connecticut state senator and the publisher of IHS Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, asking them to reveal the evidence they claim to have that Gustave Whitehead was first in flight.
NAHA released the letter Tuesday, May 12, […]

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CBS Sunday Morning spotlights Wright brothers

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CBS News Sunday Morning spotlighted the Wright brothers and historic Wright sites in the National Aviation Heritage Area on Sunday, May 3.
CBS’s Rita Braver interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough about his new book, The Wright Brothers, filming the interview at several locations including Wright State University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives and the Huffman Prairie […]

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Dayton History acquires Patterson Homestead

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DAYTON, Ohio—Dayton History has acquired the historic Patterson Homestead as a gift from the City of Dayton in order to ensure the long-term preservation of the property and the history of the Patterson family, according to a Dayton History announcement.
Having operated the site for more than 40 years, Dayton History officials said they are  eager to undertake the task of […]

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