Category Archives: Aviation

Happy Birthday to Orville and Katharine Wright!

“Saturday, August 19 (1905), At home. It is Orville’s and Katharine’s birthday anniversary. Called at Lorin’s at 4:30, rain.” -Milton Wright diary entry, August 19, 1905. As you can see, August 19 is a very special day for the Wright … Continue reading

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The Dayton Air Show

Did you know the first Dayton Air Show, then called the Air Fair, was held June 26-27, 1975, at the James M. Cox International Airport? The 44th annual Air Show will take place on June 23-24. Special Collections & Archives has … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Flight Logbooks Old and New

This guest post was written by Wright State University student and SC&A researcher Brody Beaver. Located in the Wright State University Special Collections and Archives is a fascinating piece of history that is still similar to today’s aviation field. This … Continue reading

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