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Birthplace of Aviation… An Air Trail Around Ohio

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Ohio, the “Birthplace of Aviation,” has been home to countless aviation inventions, the birthplace of many pioneering aviators, the cradle of the aviation industry, and the location of … Continue reading

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Last Surviving Doolittle Raider & B-25 Mitchell Bombers Highlight Events Commemorating 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue DAYTON, OHIO – On April 18, 1942, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they launched 16 B-25B Mitchell medium bombers – without fighter escort – from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS … Continue reading

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Fourth Building At National Museum of U.S. Air Force To Open June 8

by Rob Bardua National Museum of the U.S. Air Force DAYTON, OHIO – A $40.8 million building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, which will include aircraft, such as SAM 26000 (Air Force One) and the only … Continue reading

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B-17 Memphis Belle® Undergoes Restoration At National Museum of USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – As the United States approaches the 70th anniversary of its involvement in World War II, one of the most famous aircraft from that war – the B-17 Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle” – recently reached two milestones in … Continue reading

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