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May 7: Paul Woodruff to speak on the history of WPAFB

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, May 7, at 7:00pm. All are welcome! Paul Woodruff will speak on the history of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The program will be held at … Continue reading

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April 2: Dan Patterson to Present “The Lafayette Escadrille Documentary Film Project”

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society will take place on Monday, April 2, 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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December 17, 1903: “Success Four Flights…”

At 10:35 a.m. on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers achieved the impossible, the first powered flight. On the first attempt, Orville would fly a distance of 120 feet in 12 seconds. The brothers would go on to make 3 … Continue reading

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