Wright Brothers Day
October 5, 2020
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Wright Brothers Day celebrates the anniversary of Wilbur Wright's 39-minute flight on Huffman Prairie on October 5, 1905, which demonstrated practical flight.
The Wright State University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives has created an excellent brief video about how the Wright Brothers perfected powered flight right here in Dayton (Huffman Prairie) Check it out below!
Wright Brothers Day honors the pioneering spirit of the Wright Brothers by featuring innovations from Wright State faculty and students, as well as local organizations.
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Wright Brothers Day celebrates the anniversary of Wilbur Wright's 39-minute flight on Huffman Prairie on October 5, 1905. The flight demonstrated that the Wright brothers had advanced their design to the point of a practical airplane. Wright Brothers Day honors the pioneering spirit of the Wright Brothers by featuring innovative research, design, and demonstrations from Wright State faculty and departments, as well as organizations in the community.
The event is organized by the American Marketing Association of Wright State University.
Wright State University’s American Marketing Association Club (AMAWSU) does real work, implements real marketing plans, and gets real results. AMAWSU does not just promote Wright Brothers Day, but made the event something worth experiencing. The students in the club plan the event with the Department of Marketing in the Raj Soin College of Business. The club is an official chapter of the American Marketing Association.