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Category Archives: Aviation
One hundred years ago this month – on October 20, 1922 – Lt. Harold R. Harris, a test pilot at McCook Field in Dayton, became the first person to successfully use a ripcord parachute to save himself during a real … Continue reading
We are excited to share with you a new item that arrived earlier this week: this numbered pin from the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company: The metal pin/badge (made of copper we believe) is approximately 1-1/2 inches wide by 1-1/8 inches tall. … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the recent processing and digitization of the Wilbur F. H. Bigelow, Sr., Dayton-Wright Company Collection (SC-347). The entire collection can be freely accessed online, anytime, through the Wright State University Campus Online Repository, at CORE … Continue reading