Category Archives: Wright Brothers

Flying Boats, Part II: “The Wright Brothers”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program By 1911, the Wilbur and Orville Wright had managed to prove that manned, powered flight was possible, practical, and profitable. They had secured … Continue reading






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When the Brickyard was an Airfield: Flying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 1910

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was the site of one of the country’s first aviation meets, June 12 – 18, 1910. Instead of cars racing around the track, aviators risked their necks flying machines they were still learning how to master, … Continue reading






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June 5, 2017: Betty Darst will Present “Beyond the Pages”

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, June 5, at 7:00pm. All are welcome! The program will be held at the East Interpretive Center, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, 2380 Memorial … Continue reading






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