Aviation Trail's parachute collection information (provided by Dave Gold) is in the process of
being placed on the Special Collections and Archives, Wright State University.
To enter the Dave Gold parachure collection directly click here
The National Museum of the Air Force is the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum has FREE admission and parking. Click on the website for information on how to plan your visit.
Each year the National Aviation Hall of Fame hosts the oscar night of aviation where aviation heroes are enshrined. The National Aviation Hall of Fame is open daily – location – National Museum of the United States Air Force. One of the 2006 enshrinees is Bessie Coleman. This site has a section for teachers – Click on that section and explore possibilities.
News and events related to aviation
Dayton Innovation Legacy reveals the stories and strategies of Dayton's innovators through multimedia. This website helps educate, uncover local history, build local pride and inspire today's innovators.
Tim Gaffney Aviation writer maintains his website on what is happening in aviation. He also lists special events
For information on the dates for the Dayton Airshow.
Conquest of the Air is a team from radio station WCRS for the blind in Akron, Ohio who have covered the Centennial of Practical Flight at Huffman Prairie: Aviations Field of Dreams. The web address has the message that Neil Armstrong gave during the Centennial of Flight at Woodland Cemetery. It tells how he admired the Wright Brothers. You can record the message off the air.
People are curious about the lives of famous people. Perhaps you would like to see Orville Wright’s report card or see a picture of the brothers’ tools. Search the entries and under and photos under the Wrights.
The Renstrom Chronology commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright has been reissued in a PDF format. It is particularly useful because it is word searchable.
As a child, Dr. Stimson lived just down the street from Orville Wright. He developed such an interest that he shares a selection of little known Wright Stories and information about the Wrights. Dr. Stimson lives in North Carolina and is active with First Flight.
Travelers to the Dayton area might visit the Wilbur Wright Birthplace in Indiana
First Flight Society shares a common bond of interest in aviation and in preserving the legacy of the Wright Brothers.
The University of Liverpool has a research website on the Wright Brothers and how they were able to succeed.