We hope to see you this Fall at the Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival on Saturday, September 10, 2016! We will be there with an exhibit about the Wright Factory. More info on the carnival:
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and Dayton’s aviation legacy at the 2016 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival on Saturday, September 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Discover the flying field where Wilbur and Orville Wright developed the world’s first practical airplane. Experience an event where aviation past, present and future meet, and enjoy the family friendly atmosphere of a carnival. See historical displays and silent films at the Aero Carnival that provide a glimpse back into the early days of flight. Try your hand at flying a virtual Wright Flyer in the simulator and take part in other activities throughout the day. See airplanes on display like the Wright Model B replica, and learn about the history of flight.
The Huffman Prairie Flying Field in located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base at Gate 16A off of State Route 444. This event is sponsored by Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and the 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
For more information contact the National Park Service at 937-225-7705
or go online at www.nps.gov/daav. This event is free and open to the public.