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Aviation Trail Parachute Museum meets the Army Golden Knights

2:00 pm, July 27, 2022 - the Army Golden Knights Parachute team members will be touring the Parachute Museum

Update: As first announced on July 15 (below), members of the Army Golden Knight will be touring the Parachute Museum on July 27. The time for the tour has been announced as 2:00 PM.


07/15/2022 - The Army Golden Knights, the elite Army parachute demonstration team will be performing at the CenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show on July 30 & 31, 2022 at the Dayton International Airport. On the preceding Wednesday, July 27, some of the team members plan to visit and tour the Aviation Trail Parachute Museum in the Aviation Trail Visitor Center at 16 S. Williams St. in Dayton. Parachute Museum curator Randy Zuercher announced that “This will give us an opportunity to show off our collection and talk shop with one of the very best skydiving teams anywhere. We are excited to have this opportunity to remind the community that Dayton Ohio is where it all started as the home of the first Freefall parachute jump happened here at McCook Field”.


The Aviation Trail Parachute Museum is located on the second floor of the Aviation Trail Visitor Center. The Museum tells the story of the development of the free fall parachute from its invention at Dayton’s McCook Field after World War I, up to the vital role it plays in safely landing today’s spacecraft.


For more: Army Golden KnightsCenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show


For more on the Parachute Museum see: https://www.aviationtrailinc.org/parachute-museum


 

The Aviation Trail Parachute Museum

16 South Williams Street

Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 225-7705



The Aviation Trail Parachute Museum is Site #1b on the Aviation Trail