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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Reveals the“Class of 2022”

Two iconic history-making pilots, the inventor of Blended Winglet, an aerospace Software Engineer mastermind, and an aerospace hero are all included in this remarkable group.

The Class of 2022 will be joined by the Class of 2020 for induction in Dayton. Pilot and aviation journalist Pete Muntean is lined up to be the emcee of the event and award-winning journalist Miles O’Brien will host a panel discussion of Enshrinees and aviation legends as part of the weekend activities. The event will be held in conjunction with Wright State University’s Festival of Flight. The NAHF is a proud partner of the National Aviation Heritage Area (NAHA) and will highlight many of the region’s aviation heritage partners during the Enshrinement events.

Partnerships, sponsorships, and ticket sales will be available in early 2022. Please contact the NAHF and watch our website for Enshrinement details.


About The National Aviation Hall of Fame- Formed through an Act of Congress in 1964, the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is dedicated to honoring America’s aerospace pioneers. Considered by many to be a true national treasure, the NAHF serves as the only Congressionally-chartered aviation hall of fame and works tirelessly to confidently promote the vision, innovation, skill, and courage of the national heroes who lent their genius to further our nation’s aerospace legacy.

Founded and based in Dayton, OH, the NAHF is committed to informing the public of American aviation heroes, their accomplishments, and their impact on advances in aviation from Early Flight to Space Travel. The NAHF strives to create a distinctive educational resource that will inspire future generations to appreciate our nation’s extraordinary aviation heritage and the men and women who created it.


National Aviation Hall of Fame | 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, OH 45433


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