Area Visitors Information
Dayton is the Birthplace of Aviation and home of the powered flight inventors Wilbur and Orville Wright. Today the city and region offer various attractions and historical sites, fantastic arts venues, a thriving downtown, scenic parks, sporting venues, fabulous shopping and dining. To make your trip to the Vectren Dayton Air Show complete spend a few days and explore Dayton and the region.
National Museum Of The U.S. Air Force®
The National Museum of the United States Air Force is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. The museum is the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum featuring more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles on display amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space.
National Aviation Hall Of Fame
The National Aviation Hall of Fame is a dynamic, exciting organization dedicated to celebrating the tremendous air and space advancements made possible by America’s innovators and visionaries.
Wright Flyer III, Carillon Park
The original, restored 1905 Flyer on display at Wright Hall located at Carillon Park, a 65-acre, outdoor museum and historic buildings dedicated to preserving the history of the Miami Valley.
Waco Air Museum
Between 1919 and 1946, The WACO Aircraft Company produced various models of open-cockpit and cabin biplanes, plus combat gliders for WWII and several other types of aircraft. Over the past 20 years, the WACO Historical Society has organized to preserve the history, the company, and its planes.