Event Archives

2014 Events - a Review


August 8, 2014 - RAMPFEST (5-9pm)

RAMPFEST located at Wright Brothers Airport (Commander Aero) was a free event on Friday, August 8, 2014 starting at 5:00 pm and ending at 9:00 pm. There was a Parachute fitting demo and table display for promotional materials.

August 17, 2014 - ATI Picnic Basket Event 

​​On Sunday, August 17, ATI went back to the hill - the Wright-Brothers Hill at Wright-Patterson AFB for a picnic and informative talk about the Wright's glider experiments. As in previous years, there was picnic food and entertainment for the kids.

September 6, 2014 - AERO Carnival


The National Park Service's AERO CARNIVAL at Huffman Prairie.  Free, Saturday afternoon.  ATI showed the silent film "Wings" in the Wright Hangar and provided pretzels and lemonade to the visitors.

September 7, 2014 - Ice Cream Social


National Park Service sponsored ICE CREAM SOCIAL at the Wright Brothers Memorial.   Free, Sunday 12:00 pm-2:30 pm. ATI distributed ice cream to the public.


December 17, 2014 - Celebration of the 111th Anniversary of First Powered Flight 


ATI's Celebration of the 111th Anniversary of FIRST POWERED FLIGHT in 1903 honoring the Wright Brothers. The location was the Presidential Banquet Center, Wednesday December 17, with Reception at 6:00 pm and Dinner at 7:00 pm.  This was a ticketed event. 


Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours and for a map.


From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.


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- In Partnership with the National Park Service


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