NAHA to commission feasibility study for Wright Company factory site fundraising campaign

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Thursday, February 13, 2014
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
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DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance will commission a feasibility study to evaluate the potential for a national fundraising campaign for the Wright Company factory site, NAHA officials announced Thursday, Feb. 13.
The goal of the fundraising campaign would be to […]

America’s first airplane factory reappears in 2013

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December 27, 2013
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Director of Communications
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DAYTON, Ohio—After nearly a century in obscurity, America’s first airplane factory began to reappear in 2013 as demolition crews peeled away surrounding buildings in Dayton, Ohio.
The original Wright Company factory began to emerge on the 54-acre, former Delphi Home Avenue plant […]

Urbana teen receives NAHA flight scholarship on 110th anniversary of first powered flight

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December 17, 2013
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DAYTON, Ohio—Brandon White, 17, of Urbana, received the second annual Mitchell Cary-Don Gum Memorial Aviation Scholarship on Tuesday, Dec. 17, exactly 110 years after the Wright brothers’ first powered flights.
National Aviation Heritage Area Chair Frank Winslow presented the NAHA flight scholarship […]

Ohio, North Carolina legislators join to defend Wright brothers’ legacy

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Thursday, October 24, 2013
Contact:
In Ohio:
Timothy R. Gaffney, Director of Communications, NAHA
trg@aviationheritagearea.org (937) 219-8277
In North Carolina:
Karen Warlitner, Executive Director, First Flight Foundation
kwarlitner@charter.net Phone: (252) 491-5165
Ohio, North Carolina legislators join to defend Wright brothers’ legacy
Release letter signed by 34 historians disputing claims about Gustave Whitehead
Dayton, Ohio, and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina—State legislators from Ohio […]

Media advisory: Details for joint Ohio-NC news conference Oct. 24

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PO Box 414, Wright Brothers StationDayton, OH 45409
Phone: (937) 443.0165
Email: info@aviationheritagearea.org
October 21, 2013
Contact:
In Ohio:
Timothy R. Gaffney, Director of Communications, NAHA
trg@aviationheritagearea.org (937) 219-8277
In North Carolina:
Karen Warlitner, Executive Director, First Flight Foundation
kwarlitner@charter.net Phone: (252) 491-5165
Media advisory: Details for joint Ohio-NC news conference Oct. 24
Editors: A joint news conference will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Dayton, Ohio and Kill […]

NAHA awards honor volunteers, partners at annual meeting

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Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013
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Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
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(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
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Editors: Print-quality photos of award presentations are available upon request.
DAYTON, Ohio—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) named Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur and community volunteer Walter S. “Walt” Hoy as the winner of the Ivonette Wright Miller Award at its […]

Media advisory: Montgomery AL to dedicate Wright Brothers Park

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PO Box 414, Wright Brothers Station
Dayton, OH 45409
Phone: (937) 443-0165
Email: info@aviationheritagearea.org
June 28, 2013
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
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EDITORS: For more information, photos and interviews, contact:
Melanie Golson
Development Outreach Coordinator
City of Montgomery AL
(334) 625-3737 mgolson@montgomeryal.gov
Media advisory: Montgomery AL to dedicate Wright Brothers Park
Montgomery, Ala.—Air Force and city officials will dedicate the new […]

Wright brothers family descendent greets Solar Impulse pilots in Cincinnati

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Saturday, June 15, 2013
Contact:
Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
trg@aviationheritagearea.org
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)
Please direct queries about Solar Impulse to:
Alexandra Gindroz
Solar Impulse 408-609-0034 (cell)
Alexandra.gindroz@solarimpulse.com
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Editors: Web-quality photos are available on NAHA’s Flicker page: www.flicker.com/photos/aviationheritage
Print-quality photos are available upon request.
CINCINNATI, Ohio—A descendent of the Wright brothers’ family was on hand to greet the pilot of the […]