Wright Huffman Field, Dayton, OH Photos

The Wright Brothers' Huffman Prairie Flying Field (the world's first airport) where they tested their flying machines (1904-05) and trained the world's first pilots (1910-15) is now run by National Park Service as part of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. The Wright Brothers' Huffman Prairie Flying Field features a 1905 hanger and a catapult. This flying field is now contained within Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Hanger at Huffman Prairie Flying Field where Wright Brothers taught themselves to fly. Dayton, OH.Catapult at Wright Brothers' Huffman Prairie Flying Field now run by National Park Service as Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Dayton, OH.Historical marker at Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Dayton, OH.Huffman Prairie Flying Field where Wright Brothers trained many of the world's first pilots. Dayton, OH.
Hanger (1905) at Huffman Prairie Flying Field where Wright Brothers taught themselves to fly. Dayton, OH.Catapult at Wright Brothers' Huffman Prairie Flying Field now run by National Park Service as Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Dayton, OH.Historical marker at Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Dayton, OH.Huffman Prairie Flying Field where Wright Brothers trained many of the world's first pilots (1910-15). Dayton, OH.
Streetcar stop at Huffman Prairie Flying Field allowed Wright Brothers to commute from Dayton to test their aircraft. Dayton, OH.


Streetcar stop at Huffman Prairie Flying Field allowed Wright Brothers to commute from Dayton to test their aircraft. Dayton, OH.



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