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Donation moves Wright B Flyer closer to new plane

In NAHA News, The Wright B Flyer /

NEWS
For Immediate Release
March 30, 2015
Contact: Jay Jabour, president
Office: (937) 885-2327 Cell: (937) 479-0548
wbflyer@dayton.net
NOTE TO EDITORS: A high-resolution copy of the photo with this story is available here. Photos of the Wright “B” Flyer are available upon request. Contact Tim Gaffney at timothyrgaffney@gmail.com or (937) 219-8277.
MIAMISBURG, Ohio—When Wright “B” Flyer Inc. takes its one-of-a-kind airplane to […]

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Doolittle Raiders medal coming to museum

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

The famous Doolittle Tokyo Raiders are to receive a Congressional Gold Medal on April 15 and present it three days later to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
U.S. House and Senate leaders are to award the medal for what the 80 bomber crew members, led by Lt. Col. James Doolittle, achieved 73 years earlier—a daring raid on […]

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NAHA supports Wright first in flight bill

In NAHA News, NAHA News Release /

NEWS
For Immediate Release
March 24, 2015
Tony Sculimbrene
Executive Director
afs@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 475-7627 (mobile)
Columbus, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) on Tuesday, March 24, testified in favor of an Ohio bill that would repudiate the claim that Gustave Whitehead flew a powered airplane in Connecticut two years before Ohio’s Wright brothers flew in North Carolina.
NAHA Executive Director Tony Sculimbrene testified […]

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NAHA newsletter is back

In NAHA News /

The NAHA newsletter is back!
The free, email-based newsletter resumed Monday, March 16, 2015. It was dormant for several months while we rebuilt our website and integrated our newsletter with it using a new email service. Beginning March 20, the newsletter will go out to subscribers twice each month, bringing the latest news we’ve posted on our website.
Sign […]

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Dayton air show adds F/A-18 Hornet demo

In NAHA News, Vectren Dayton Air Show /

The Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger has been selected by the U.S. Navy for its crowd-pleasing F/A-18 Hornet Demonstration, according to an air show announcement.
The Boeing jet is the Navy’s premier strike fighter. Military jet demonstrations have become increasingly rare at air shows because of defense budget cuts, and shows vie especially for […]

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USAF museum galleries to close for move

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

The Presidential and R&D (research and development) galleries of the National Museum of the United States Air Force will close Oct. 1 in preparation for move their collections to the new, 224,000 square foot fourth building, according to a museum announcement.
The galleries are located in the controlled-access portion of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, away from […]

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WSU history symposium features filmmaker Adam White

In NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ March 13, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Wright State University’s fourth annual Public History Graduate Symposium explores History Through a Prism: Untold Stories with Emmy winning aviation filmmaker Adam White on Friday, March 13th, 2015 in the Apollo Room of the Student Union.

Adam White, a graduate of Wright State’s film program, has won multiple regional Emmy Awards for his films The Restorers, Red Tail Reborn and The Restorers: […]

Read More about WACO Air Museum's guest lecture

‘Where in the world is Air Force One?’

In Historic WACO Field, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ March 5, 2015; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Former Tipp City resident Casey Williams will discuss how the Air Force moves cargo and people—including presidents—in his his talk “Where in the World Is Air Force One” as WACO Air Museum’s guest lecturer at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5.

A 2007 graduate of Tipp City High School, Williams currently serves as Special Air Missions Agent with the 89th Aerial […]

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Bud Anderson to speak at Champaign Aviation Museum

In Historic Grimes Field, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ April 18, 2015; 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Champaign Aviation Museum’s annual fundraising gala in April is to feature Bud Anderson, a decorated World War II pilot and National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinee.

Anderson will speak on Saturday, April 18 in the museum’s hangar on Historic Grimes Field in Urbana. Scheduled activities include a social beginning at 5:30 p.m., a flyover of the museum’s […]

Read More about the Tuskegee Airmen exhibit

USAF museum expands Tuskegee Airmen exhibit

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

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recognized the famed Tuskegee Airmen on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with the opening of an expanded exhibit in the museum’s World War II Gallery.
The exhibit honors the black military pilots, navigators, bombardiers, armorers, maintainers, trainers, administrators and support personnel who fought during the war.
The U.S. military was racially […]

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