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Air Force museum marks end of World War II

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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 […]

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Runway Fest coming Aug. 7

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[ 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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WACO to host IH Scout show

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[ August 14, 2015 10:00 am to August 16, 2015 3:00 pm. ] Historic WACO Airfield and Museum will host the 26th Annual IH Scout and Light Truck Nationals Friday through Sunday, August 14-16. The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

The family-friendly event will include a swap meet with parts venders selling new, old and used parts; seminars, vehicle games and judging […]

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NAHA heritage shows at EAA AirVenture

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OSHKOSH, Wis.—The National Aviation Heritage Area’s assets are on display this week at EAA AirVenture 2015, the worlds’ biggest gathering of aviation enthusiasts.
Visitors from around the United States and from as far as Australia and Japan have snapped photos of the Wright B Flyer on Vintage Plaza or tried their hand at a 1903 Wright Flyer […]

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Air Camp USA draws future fliers

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Air Camp USA this week is wrapping up the third of its three camps for 2015. Camps are already scheduled for 2016.
Air Camp is a weeklong summer camp for middle school students to learn about aviation and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics of aeronautics. Every day is packed with activities from morning until late evening. […]

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WACO offers biplane rides

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[ July 18, 2015 10:00 am to July 19, 2015 4:00 am. ] What’s it like to fly in an open cockpit biplane? The WACO Air Museum will offer a chance to find out with biplane rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19 at Historic WACO Field in Troy, Ohio.

Rides are $90 per person and two passengers can fly together in a 1993 WACO […]

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Wright brothers factory tour July 16

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[ July 16, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) has scheduled its monthly public tour of the Wright brothers’ factory for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 16.

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 Home Avenue auto […]

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Wright B Flyer loaded for AirVenture

In NAHA News, The Wright B Flyer /

Wright “B” Flyer Inc.’s one-of-a-kind airplane is ready to travel to the world’s biggest general aviation fly-in—by road.
The slow-flying, open-air biplane isn’t designed for cross-country flights, so Wright “B” Flyer loaded the machine into its custom semi-trailer on Saturday, July 11, for the 490-mile journey to Oshkosh, Wis., where the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will […]

Read More about Charles Young House open hours

Charles Young House open in July

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WILBERFORCE, Ohio—The Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument has scheduled a series of Open House events to encourage the community and visitors to learn about the Wilberforce Community, Colonel Charles Young, and the Buffalo Soldiers role in American History, according to a national monument announcement.
The Open Houses are to be held in the parlors at the national […]

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NAHA calls for award nominations

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Which aviation heritage volunteer will receive this year’s Ivonette Wright Miller Award? Which NAHA partner will win the PROPS award for outstanding support of another partner? What individual, business or organization will win the Wick Wright Award for its support of a partner?
NAHA partners have until close of business on Friday, July 10 to nominate a volunteer, partner or benefactor […]

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