Category Archives: Aviation

New Item: Dayton-Wright Airplane Co. Pin

We are excited to share with you a new item that arrived earlier this week: this numbered pin from the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company: The metal pin/badge (made of copper we believe) is approximately 1-1/2 inches wide by 1-1/8 inches tall. … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Wilbur F. H. Bigelow, Sr., Dayton-Wright Company Collection

We are pleased to announce the recent processing and digitization of the Wilbur F. H. Bigelow, Sr., Dayton-Wright Company Collection (SC-347). The entire collection can be freely accessed online, anytime, through the Wright State University Campus Online Repository, at CORE … Continue reading

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New Collection: Ivan R. Gates Collection

Ivan R. Gates was an Early Bird of Aviation, receiving his pilot’s license in 1911, and is credited with starting the first flying school on the west coast in California. The collection documents Gates’ aviation business enterprises, including the Gates … Continue reading

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