Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

There are seasonal hours during the fall and winter months.  Please call  937-225-7705 for the current park schedule.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Parking:

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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Aerospace Nursing


On Thursday night, October 19th, Scott Rhoades will open the 2017-2018 WACO Aviation Lecture Series with a presentation entitled, “Project Breckinridge: The Reduced Gravity Flight Research Experience.” Rhoades, Founder and Chief Nursing Officer for the Center for Aerospace Nursing Excellence, will and give an overview of the principles of reduced gravity flights, as well as highlight his personal experiences during this research project


Scott’s 30 years of service includes emergency medical services, emergency, flight, wilderness, and aerospace nursing at patient care, education, and administrative levels. His experiences include a graduate internship at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center, the development and coordination of a regional Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Medical Center, and providing medical support for airshow operations with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, The United States Navy Blue Angels, The Canadian Snowbirds, and other flight demonstration teams. He also served as a Nurse Reservist for 4 Space Shuttle launches, including the final flights of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and Endeavor. He has served as a Subject Matter Advisor to NASA Medical Operations and is a representative to NASA’s Health and Human Performance Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston, where he has participated in training astronauts and cosmonauts on medical procedures for spaceflight. Scott also serves as a volunteer for the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio.

Parking and admission are free and open to the public. The lecture is scheduled to last one hour with a time for questions to follow. It will be held in the Willis Wing of the WACO Air Museum at 1865 South County Road 25A in Troy, OH. . Donations will be accepted to benefit the WACO Historical Society. For questions, please call 937-335-9226 or visit or visit www.wacoairmuseum.org.

WHO: WACO Historical Society

WHAT: Aviation Lecture Series

WHERE: WACO Air Museum, 1865 South County Road 25A, Troy, Ohio 45373

WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2017–doors open at 6:30 p.m., speech at 7 p.m.

CONTACT: Nancy Royer, 937-335-9226

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