On Friday, December 15, Jay Jabour, National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) Trustee and Wright B Flyer, Inc. Board of Trustees Chairman, awarded the Cary-Gum Aviation Scholarship to Alex Hackney. Alex, a 15-year-old freshman at Greeneview High School in Jamestown, is the son of Paul and Rebecca Hackney.
It is with great sorrow that we inform you of John Bosch’s death on Sunday morning, November 26, 2017 after a brief illness. John was the former owner of Commander Aero, Inc., a former chairman of the Wright “B” Flyer,
The Wright “B” museum will be closed for the holidays starting December 21, 2017. It will reopen for normal operating days and hours ( Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm) on January 4, 2018.
The Wright “B” Flyer museum will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 23 and on Saturday, November 25. It will will reopen on Tuesday, November 28.
Members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) were in the Dayton, Ohio area on Saturday, October 14 to play two softball games at Wright State University. For those who may not know, these are folks who lost limbs
Wright “B” Flyer orientation flights will resume on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Please contact us at (937) 885-2327 on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:30 pm to inquire about scheduling an orientation flight.
Wright “B” Volunteer, Ned Huesman passed away at age 81 on Monday, August 14, 2017 in his home in Springboro, Ohio. He was born on April 1, 1936 in Dayton, the son of the late George & Leona (Lang) Huesman.
The Wright “B” Half-Scale Flyer won the Trustees Award at Centerville’s 2017 Americana parade. The award is given every year for the best float in the parade based on theme, originality and attractiveness. This is the third time that the Half-Scale Flyer has won that award. The Half-Scale depicts the day (May 25, 1910) when Orville Wright took his father, Bishop Milton Wright, for his one and only flight.