Monthly Archives: September 2015

Upcoming Talk will Highlight Lunken Airport

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation History Society will take place this coming Monday, October 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. At this month’s meeting, Emil Dansker will present “Lunken Looking Up,” highlighting the Lunken Airport in Cincinnati (view PDF flyer).  The … 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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