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Tag Archives: Dayton Daily News Archive
100 Years Ago in Aviation: Harold Harris Parachute Jump
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
Posted in Aviation, SC&A Tagged aviation, aviation history, Dayton Daily News, Dayton Daily News Archive, MS-214, MS-458, SC-314 Comments Off on 100 Years Ago in Aviation: Harold Harris Parachute Jump
The Dayton Air Show
Did you know the first Dayton Air Show, then called the Air Fair, was held June 26-27, 1975, at the James M. Cox International Airport? The 44th annual Air Show will take place on June 23-24. Special Collections & Archives has … Continue reading
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The Dayton Air Show: A Brief History
Every summer thousands of aviation fans flock to the Dayton International Airport for the annual Dayton Air Show. In the early 1970s, local aviation enthusiasts sponsored a “General Aviation Day” at the Montgomery County Airport, now the Dayton-Wright Airport, to celebrate … Continue reading
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