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 […]

Read More about the Barnstorming Carnival

Barnstorming Carnival coming to Springfield

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[ July 11, 2015 8:00 am to July 12, 2015 7:00 pm. ] Old-time aviation will take over Springfield-Beckly Airport on the weekend of July 11-2 for the second annual Barnstorming Carnival.

Antique cars and biplanes will be on display. Activities will include radio controlled aircraft demonstrations and model rocket workshops as well as a variety of children’s activities. Each day will begin with a pancake breakfast from 8 to […]

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National Museum of U.S. Air Force re-opens galleries

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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has resumed tours of its Presidential and Research and Development galleries and is on track to reopen its Missile and Space Gallery on July 3, according to museum announcements.
Eight Presidential and R&D Gallery buses are available daily on a first-come, first-served basis through Sept. 30 to visit the […]

Read More about the 2015 Vectren Dayton Air Show

Thunderbirds, Breitling fly at Vectren Dayton Air Show

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Some 40,000 people attended the 41st annual Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger, show organizers announced Monday, June 22.
Rainy weather kept show attendance below normal, but those who went saw both jet teams fly Saturday, and the full show took place Sunday under friendly skies.
Despite the wet conditions, thousands attended the show to see some of the world’s […]

Read more about the family event to honor Paul Laurence Dunbar

Family event to honor Paul Laurence Dunbar

In Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ June 27, 2015; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Wright Dunbar, Inc. and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park will host a celebration in honor of the birth date of renowned poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. This free, family-friendly event will take place Saturday, June 27, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Dayton’s historic Wright Dunbar neighborhood.

From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. watch […]

Read More about Jim Lovell named to received the new Neil Armstrong award

James Lovell to receive NAHF’s new Neil Armstrong award

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today the founding of the Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Award, named after the first man to walk on the moon and a 1979 NAHF enshrinee. First to receive the award will be James A. Lovell, a fellow Apollo astronaut, Navy veteran and enshrinee.
NAHF established the Armstrong Award to […]

Read More about the Carillon Park Rail Festival

All aboard for Carillon Park Rail Festival

In Dayton History, NAHA Events, NAHA News /

[ June 27, 2015 9:30 am to June 28, 2015 4:00 pm. ] Dayton History and the Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society have scheduled the 10th Annual Carillon Park Rail Festival at Carillon Historical Park on June 27 and 28.

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at 1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton. Admission is […]

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WACO to host Screamin’ Sasquatch pilot

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[ June 18, 2015; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] TROY, Ohio—The pilot of the only jet-powered WACO biplane will greet visitors to the WACO Air Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 18.

Jeff Bourboon, pilot of the Jack Links Screamin’ Sasquatch Jet WACO, will give a brief presentation and sign autographs at the museum, which preserves the history of the WACO Aircraft Company. Bourboon […]

Read More about DaytonGram's Instameet

DaytonGram sets Wright factory InstaMeet

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[ June 13, 2015; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] DaytonGram, a local photography group on the social media platform Instagram, will host an InstaMeet from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at the historic Wright factory on West Third Street.

DaytonGram organized the event in collaboration with the National Aviation Heritage Alliance, Wright Memorial Public Library and Dayton Aviation National Historical Park. All photographers are welcome, and the event is […]

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