Wright-Patterson: the final hurdle

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Abstract

Wright Brothers Hill is located a little east of Dayton, Ohio, in an area now known as Area ? of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. There is a leafy, tranquil park atop this small hill, in which stands a 17-foot-high, pink granite tower erected in honour of the Wright brothers and their magnificent accomplishments in aviation history. Officially dedicated by Orville Wright on his 69th birthday, 19 August 1940, the monument was rededicated on that same date in 1998 following some extensive restoration work.

Keywords

Fatigue Mercury Steam Transportation Rubber 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bonnet BayAustralia

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