May 15, 2014 
Urban Nights fills street at Wright-Dunbar
Urban Nights crowd on site of Wright brothers bicycle shop in Dayton OH The Wright-Dunbar neighborhood came alive with music, dancing and food as part of the Downtown Dayton Partnership's Urban Nights
festival on May 9. The semi-annual event also included educational youth activities, extended hours at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park's Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center and a business expo.

Wright-Dunbar Inc. organized the event with support from NAHA, the national park and WDAO 1210 AM Radio, which is located in the Wright-Dunbar Business District at 1012 W. Third St.

We're grateful to the national park, WDAO and Heidelberg Distributing for their sponsorships.
Lt. Gen. C. D. Moore tours Wright sites
Photo of Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore and his wife in Orville Wright's study at Hawthorn Hill.
Lt. Gen. C. D. Moore, commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson AFB, and his wife Leslie toured two current and one future national park sites May 10--Hawthorn Hill, the Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center and the Wright Company factory, which is within the boundary of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park but not yet open to the public. The photo shows Moore in Orville Wright's study in Hawthorn Hill.
EAA's B-17 coming to Dayton-Wright Bros
Air-to-air photo of EAA's B-17 Aluminum Overcast

The Experimental Aircraft Association's restored B-17 bomber Aluminum Overcast is to stop at Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport in Miami Twp. on May 28 as part of EAA's 2014 "Experience History" national tour.

Hosted by local EAA Chapter 382, "The Huffman Prairie Chapter", this will be one of more than 20 stops during the tour and the fourth time Aluminum Overcast has visited Dayton.

Flight "missions" will be available to allow people to experience this spectacular aircraft in the air. The B-17 will also be open for ground tours after its flights. For flight reservations and information on rates for flights and ground tours, visit the website or contact EAA's B-17 Tour Office at 800-359-6217. Special pre-book rates on flights are available for EAA members and non-members.
Warped Wing Brewing gives heritage a nod
Warped Wing President Joe Waizmann leads the NAHA Communications Council on a tour of the downtown Dayton microbrewery
NAHA's newly reorganized Communications Council decided to make its first  meeting a field observation of aviation heritage at work.

Council members toured Warped Wing Brewing, a new, downtown Dayton microbrewery whose name is a nod to the Wright brothers' invention of wing warping to control a flying machine in the air. Warped Wing President Joe Waizmann led the tour.

The council's next meeting is set for Tuesday, July 8, at Wright State University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives.
New Korean museum shows Wright replica
Photo of Wright Flyer replica in Jeju Aerospace Museum
Anyone who doubts the Wright brothers are known around the world should visit the new Jeju Aerospace Museum on South Korea's Jejudo Island, where a replica of the Wright brothers' 1903 Wright Flyer is on prominent display.

Billed as the largest air and space museum in Asia, the facility is located in Seogwipo City, the island's second largest city located on the southern coast. Exhibits include military aircraft, sport planes, rockets and space vehicles. But the flyer is in the center of the museum's 100-foot-high, glass-faced gallery.

Inside Korea published this article about the new museum.
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