Tag Archives: Wright Flying School

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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This Weekend: The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival

You are invited to the Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival this Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Everyone is invited to this free event hosted by the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical … Continue reading

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TDIH 1914: Orville Wright nearly drowns

On August 20, 1914, Orville Wright and student pilot U.S. Navy Lt. Kenneth Whiting were trying out a modified Wright Model G Aeroboat on the Great Miami River in Dayton. Orville was at the controls and 30 feet in the air … Continue reading

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