Resources

Aviation Trail, Inc.
This site links to the many Aviation sites in the Dayton area and provides maps and information on visiting these sites. It also contains a brief history of Aviation Trail, Inc. founded in 1981 to attract tourists and businesses to the region.

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park preserves and interprets the history and legacies of the Wright Brothers and Paul Laurence Dunbar. Learn more about these extraordinary men and the story of the park.

Flying Machines: 1909 Postcard Exhibit
Features an online exhibit of postcards featuring flying machines and aviators from the early 20th century. The exhibit was created by Wright State University'’'s Special Collections and Archives.

Following in the Footsteps of the Wright Brothers: Their Sites and Stories
A collection of papers presented at a symposium at Wright State University in September 2001, tracing the careers and sites of significance to Wilbur and Orville Wright and the invention of powered flight.

Library of Congress
Search and view digitized documents and photographs in the Wright Brothers Collection at the Library of Congress. The collection includes the Wright Brothers' diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks and photographs.

National Air and Space Museum-"The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age"
An online exhibit about the Wright Brothers and the flyers they invented. The site also features the history of the Wright Brothers' lives outside of the context of the airplane, interactive materials, and classroom materials for teachers.

National Aviation Heritage Area
Learn about Ohio'’'s rich aviation resources and sites in The National Aviation Heritage Area (NAHA), an eight-county area including: Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Clark, Warren, Champaign, Shelby, and Auglaize counties. Managed by the National Aviation Heritage Alliance, The National Aviation Heritage Area conserves, interprets, develops, and promotes the historic resources of the National Aviation Heritage Area and the Dayton region as the recognized global center of aviation heritage and premier destination for aviation heritage tourism, sustaining the legacy of the Wright brothers.

Wright Brothers Digital Photographs in CORE Scholar
A searchable database of approximately two thousand images from the Wright Brothers Collection in the Special Collections & Archives Department at Wright State University.