Aero Carnival to explore history of flight


Greene County News

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival is slated to take place 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the field where Wilbur and Orville Wright developed the world’s first practical airplane.

Through activities and displays, the Aero Carnival provides a glimpse back into the time of the Wrights. It will also provide a look at the history of aviation. With a flight simulator, airplanes on static display and planes flying overhead, participants can experience the past, present and the future of aviation and aeronautical research.

The event is free and open to all. Huffman Prairie Flying Field is located on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base with access through Gate 16A off of State Route 444.

For more information, contact the national park service at 937-225-7705 or access the park web site at www.nps.gov/daav.

Story courtesy of Ann Armstrong-Ingoldsby

Story courtesy of Ann Armstrong-Ingoldsby