Runway Fest 2018 will be held on August 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. This is a free family event with attractions that include music, food, inflatables, aircraft, the Wright B Flyer, and fireworks at 9:30. For directions and more information click here.
Wright “B” Flyer, Inc. will put the Valentine Flyer on Static Display at For Sam Houston on May 5 and 6, 2018. This aircraft, shown here, is a near replica for the first military aircraft that the Wright Brothers delivered to the US Army Signal Corps in 1909. It was built in the 1970s by Tom and Nancy Valentine who were living in California at that time.
Memorial Services will be held for Major General Peter (Peet) Odgers at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center, Fairborn, Ohio on Saturday, February 10, at 2:30 pm. General Odgers died on January 20, 2018 from cancer. “Peet” was born September
Former Wright B Flyer volunteer, Thomas Dinwiddie, passed away on January 10, 2018. Brigadier General Dinwiddie was born in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview H. S. in 1947. After graduation from Miami University he flew combat missions over North
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.