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.
The 2017 Runway Fest & Fireworks event will be held at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport (MGY) on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 10:00 P
M. This is a family affair that includes aircraft static displays, airplane rides, inflatables, face painting, fireworks, music, food trucks and much more. Admission and parking are free.
The Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport is located at 10550 North Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, OH 45342.
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The Wright “B” Flyer museum will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for observance of the holiday. It will open again on Thursday, July 6 for normal operating hours (9:00am to 2:30pm).
We regret to announce that Sue Strother, wife of long-time Wright B Flyer volunteer Sam Strother, passed away on June 21, 2017 of an untreatable cerebral hemorrhage. Services will be held on June 28 at 1:00 pm in St. Georges Episcopal Church, Far Hills and Rahn Road.