Carillon Park Wright Brothers Aviation Center, Dayton, OH Photos

Within the Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, OH the U.S. National Park Service operates the Wright Brothers Aviation Center housed in a replica building of the Wright Cycle Co. (not to be confused with the actual building in downtown Dayton.) This Aviation Center recreates the showroom and machine shops of the Wrights, plus displays a Wright Flyer III plane, the first in the world to be able to take off and land repeatedly.

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Replica of Wright Cycle Co. at Wright Brothers Aviation Center run by National Park Service at Carillon Historical Park. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop showroom with bike actually sold by Wright in 1901 at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop office at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop bicycle workshop at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Replica of Wright Cycle Co. at Wright Brothers Aviation Center run by National Park Service at Carillon Historical Park. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop showroom with bike actually sold by Wright in 1901 at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop office at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop bicycle workshop at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Recreated Wright Cycle shop lathe at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop replica of 1901 wind tunnel at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Type of photographic equipment used by Wright Brothers at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Letterpress used by Wrights to replicate letters at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Recreated Wright Cycle shop lathe at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Recreated Wright Cycle shop replica of 1901 wind tunnel at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Type of photographic equipment used by Wright Brothers at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Letterpress used by Wrights to replicate letters at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Wright Flyer III the first plane to be able to take off & land repeatedly at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Pilot controls of Wright Flyer III at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Tail view of Wright Flyer III at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.35-hp engine used by Wright Bros. for testing purposes at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Wright Flyer III (1905) the first plane to be able to take off & land repeatedly at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH. On National Register.Pilot controls of Wright Flyer III (1905) at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Tail view of Wright Flyer III (1905) at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.35-hp engine (1911) used by Wright Bros. for testing purposes at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Wright's concept of first air boat with canoe to keep plane afloat at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Medal of Wright Flyer by L. Zanelli at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Wilbur Wright bronze bust by Seth M. Velsey at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Orville Wright bronze bust by Seth M. Velsey at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Wright's concept of first air boat with canoe to keep plane afloat at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Medal of Wright Flyer (1979) by L. Zanelli at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) bronze bust (c1940) by Seth M. Velsey at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Orville Wright (1871-1948) bronze bust (c1940) by Seth M. Velsey at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Medal honoring Orville & Wilbur Wright issued through a resolution of Congress at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Wright Bros. medal by Hall of Fame for Great American's at New York University issued at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Bronze bench with bowler hats like those worn by Wright Brothers at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Orville Wright's toolbox at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.
Medal (1909) honoring Orville & Wilbur Wright issued through a resolution of Congress at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Wright Bros. medal (1967) by Hall of Fame for Great American's at New York University issued at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Bronze bench with bowler hats like those worn by Wright Brothers at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.Orville Wright's toolbox at Wright Brothers Aviation Center. Dayton, OH.

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