Read more about Dayton Metro Library's West Branch announcement

Dayton Metro Library to build West Branch on Wright factory site

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For immediate release
June 20, 2016
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
EDITORS: Photos of the Wright Company Factory Site are available upon request. In social media posts, please use the hashtag #wrightfactory for the Wright Company factory site.
Update June 22, 2016:
Read Dayton Metro Library’s announcement here.
See the press conference speakers’ complete remarks in this video.
The next […]

Read more about the Wright factory tour

Wright factory tour set for June 16

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[ June 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] DAYTON—The next Wright factory tour is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016. It follows the June 7 announcement that the Ohio General Assembly has approved a $1 million state capital grant to preserve the historic Wright Company factory buildings.

The tour is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary, but NAHA encourages Facebook […]

Read More about the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's new addition

USAF Museum opens 4th building

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WRIGHT-PATERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Visitors from around the world can once again walk in the footsteps of presidents, astronauts, test pilots and those brought out of captivity: the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opened its fourth building on Wednesday, June 8.
Visitors streamed through the new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building following […]

Read More about the Vectren Dayton Air Show

Dayton Air Show to salute NPS centennial

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DAYTON, Ohio — The Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger will salute the National Park Service’s centennial anniversary this year by displaying the service’s very first airplane—a 1928 Fairchild, meticulously restored to its original, flyable condition.
Now owned by Greg Herrick as part of his Golden Wings Flying Museum in Blaine, Minn., the FC-2W2 monoplane […]

Read More about state capital funding for the Wright brothers' factory

Funds planned for Wright brothers’ factory project

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For immediate release
June 7, 2016
For Speaker Rosenberger:
Carolyn Best, House Majority Communications Department (614) 644-1739
For National Aviation Heritage Alliance:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications (937) 219-8277 (mobile)
State funds planned for Wright Brothers’ Factory Project
$1 million appropriation will work to preserve historic buildings on factory site
DAYTON, Ohio—The Ohio General Assembly has approved $1 million to save the […]

Read More about Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse reflects Wright spirit

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DAYTON, Ohio—The Solar Impulse 2 team reflected the Wright spirit during its brief stop here on its   mission to circle the earth on solar power alone.
The airplane resumed its voyage early Wednesday, May 25, when it lifted off from Dayton International Airport with Bertrand Piccard at the controls.
The pioneering pilot and the entire Swiss-based Solar Impulse […]

Read More about Solar Impulse 2 in Dayton

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Dayton

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DAYTON, Ohio—The pathfinding flight around the world of the sunlight-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane has brought it to the Birthplace of Aviation.
Swiss pilots and project leaders Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have been flying the solar-powered airplane on marathon legs from Abu Dhabi since March 9, 2015 with the help of a large ground support team. The one-of-a-kind […]

Read More about Carillon Park's WWI exhibit

Carillon Park to unveil WWI exhibit

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DAYTON, Oh—Carillon Historical Park will unveil a special commemorative WWI exhibit titled Over There: Dayton in the Great War on May 28, 2016.
Sandbags piled atop an impressive 8 x 27-foot oak and poplar reproduction war trench, an original Lewis Machine Gun, an original M1902 U.S. Field Gun with a 7-foot barrel, a reproduction wartime ambulance, and original World […]

Read More about C.D. Moore's presentation to Ohio's aviation committee

USAF museum topic at Ohio aviation panel

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COLUMBUS, Ohio— The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s new building will boost tourism in Ohio and help citizens learn about their aviation heritage, the head of a group promoting the new building told a state committee.
C. D. Moore, Lt. Gen. USAF (ret.), addressed the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee as chair of the Grand Opening […]

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