AIAA donation supports Hawthorn Hill

AIAA donation supports Hawthorn Hill

In Culture, NAHA News /

The Dayton-Cincinnati Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) last week presented a check for $1,000 to support the preservation of Hawthorn Hill, the Wright family mansion in Oakwood.

Here, C. F. “Lance” Chenault (on right), chair of the Dayton-Cincinnati Section, is presenting the Check to Stephen Wright, great-grandnephew of Wilbur and Orville. Others (left to right) are Dr. Michael White of the Ohio Aerospace Institute, Dr. Jon Poggie of Air Force Research Laboratory, NAHA Executive Director Tony Sculimbrene and Sivaram P. Gogineni, AIAA Regional Director. NAHA facilitated the donation.