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Archives hosts group from Aviation Writers Summit

A dozen aviation writers and editors from around the United States are in town this week for the National Aviation Heritage Area Aviation Writers Summit Presented by Dayton International Airport. The Summit kicked off Wednesday, September 30, and continues through Friday, October … Continue reading






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Who was “Mr. Knabenshue”?

If you have been following our Twitter or Facebook, where we post (among other things) entries from Bishop Milton Wright’s diaries from 100-years-ago-today, then you have no doubt seen several references to one Mr. Roy Knabenshue lately. For instance: Tuesday, … Continue reading






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Selfridge Crash Described in New Acquisition

On this day — September 17 — in 1908, Lt. Thomas Selfridge became the first person to die in a powered airplane crash. He was the passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, who was demonstrating the Wright Flyer … Continue reading






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