In 1926, Frederick Patterson, in cab of a Steam shovel, breaks ground for the construction of Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio. Horses pull wagons past the steam shovel. Dedication of Wright Field at Dayton in 1928. Flag raising ceremony shows Mr Orville Wright pulling the rope which raises the flag upon the pole. In addition to Orville Wright, the event was attended by Secretary of War, Davis; Judge Kennisaw Landis; Assistant Secretary, F. Trubee Davison; Air Corps Chief General Patrick, and others. Artillery salute is fired at the ceremony. Squdrons of airplanes fly overhead.
The 25th birthday of the Wright Brother's first flight in Dayton, Ohio. A line of early model aircraft on an exhibit. A model of an early Wright brothers airplane. Two men sitting at the controls of the aircraft (which is a modified Wright Model B that is now located in the United States Air Force Museum near Dayton Ohio).
The 25th birthday of the Wright Brother's first flight in Dayton, Ohio. Orville Wright stands on the steps of a building playing with a model aircraft with his three nephews. One of the nephews holds a medal which is enclosed in a small case.
The history of famous airplanes. A demonstration of the Wright airplane at the National Cash Register Company in 1911. The Wright Brothers' aircraft (Wright Model B, number 27) taxis across a grassy area in front of the company building in Dayton, Ohio. The aircraft takes off. Pilot Rogers at the controls of the aircraft. The aircraft in flight near the NCR building.
Curtiss Oriole airplane at Mc Cook field in Dayton, Ohio. Pilot Harry Block, Mrs. S.E.J. Cox and her son come out of the airplane. Hangar nearby the plane. Other men stand near the plane. The lady looks at a paper. They get into the plane.
An airplane with body like a fish stands on an airbase in Dayton, Ohio. Pilot comes out of the cockpit through stairs. Men work on the engine of the plane. Other men watch the plane. The plane takes off. It flies in the sky.