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Wright Flyer III

Dayton, Ohio
County of Montgomery.
Carillion Park, 2001 South Patterson Blvd,
National Register Number: 90001747
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - air - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: OH-3 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: The plane is exhibited in Wright Hall at Carillion Park..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 21, 1990):
The Wright Flyer III (1905) is the world's first airplane capable of sustained controlled flight and suitable for practical applications. It was with this airplane that the Wright Brothers perfected the technique of flying and developed a utilitarian flying machine that ushered in the aviation age. With the development of the Flyer III, the Wright Brothers had for all practical purposes completed their conquest of the air.

There are no current threats to this landmark.

There are no changes since the last reporting period.

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