Wright Brothers on Huffman Praire March 7, 1988

  


Department of Defense - Description: AFTER THEIR FIRST FLIGHTS AT KITTYHAWK, NORTH CAROLINA, THE WRIGHT BROTHERS RETURNED TO DAYTON OHIO. DURING 1904-1905 ON HUFFMAN PRAIRIE, THEY PRACTICED AND PERFECTED THE CONCEPTS INVOLVED IN POWERED FLIGHT. FROM 1910-1915 THEY CONDUCTED A PILOT TRAINING SCHOOL AND EXHIBITION COMPANY. THE HISTORIC SITE OF HUFFMAN PRAIRIE IS LOCATED AT THE END OF THE WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO MAIN RUNWAY.  Produced March 7, 1988 P