The 2015 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival


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News Release Date: August 21, 2015

Join Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park as we celebrate the work  and accomplishments of the Wright brothers.  The carnival also provides a unique way to explore part of the Miami Valley's aviation history.  Aircraft scheduled to appear on display this year:

  • Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 4000
  • Zenith 701SP
  • Piper J 3 Cub
  • Eroupe 415C
  • Aeronca 7AC Champ
  • N81VK-RV-8
  • North American T-6G
Additionally, visitors will also see hot air balloon inflation, sheep herding demonstrations, and the Wright B Flyer simulator will be available for visitors to try their hand at early aviation.  This family-friendly event also features many fantastic organizations that will be on hand to showcase their outstanding work.  A full list of participating organizations and schedule of activities is available at the bottom of this page.

View the short promotional video for the 2015 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival.

Please visit the Directions section for information on directions to the Huffman Prairie Flying Field and Huffman Prairie Interpretive Center.  Please Contact Us if you have questions regarding this exciting event.

Last updated: August 24, 2015

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