Author and photographer Dan Patterson will speak at the Engineers Club of Dayton on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. as part of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park lecture series. His topic will be the Lafayette Escadrille, a squadron of volunteer American pilots flying for the French Air Service in World War I.
Dan has published over 31 books in his career, many of which were met with international acclaim. Dan was honored in 2003 as the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s first winner of the Harry B. Combs Award for Excellence in the Preservation of Aviation History.
The event is free and open to the public. The Engineers Club is located at 110 E. Monument Ave., Dayton. Please see the National Park’s announcement for more details.