Aviation http://wyso.org en Businesses Hope Springfield Air Show Will Give A Boost To Struggling Airpark http://wyso.org/post/businesses-hope-springfield-air-show-will-give-boost-struggling-airpark <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Two Clark County businesses located at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport received a boost from the recent <a href="http://wyso.org/post/barnstorming-carnival-draws-crowd-springfield">Barnstorming Carnival, an air show that was held on the site last weekend</a>. Both companies hope the event generated more support for the airport.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:33:27 +0000 Wayne Baker 53257 at http://wyso.org Businesses Hope Springfield Air Show Will Give A Boost To Struggling Airpark First-Ever Barnstorming Carnival Coming to Springfield Airport http://wyso.org/post/first-ever-barnstorming-carnival-coming-springfield-airport <p>Aviation enthusiasts in the Clark County area will get to have an air show of their own this weekend. The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport and Airpark will be the site for the first-ever <a href="http://www.barnstormingcarnival.com/">Barnstorming Carnival</a> in the area.<br /><br />Pilots from all over the country will fly their vintage planes mostly from the 1920s and 1930s to Springfield. Dewey Davenport organized the event. He says Barnstorming refers to that era when pilots would go from town to town, usually landing on a farm and then offer rides to people for money.<br /> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Wayne Baker 52981 at http://wyso.org First-Ever Barnstorming Carnival Coming to Springfield Airport An Airplane Off the Shelf http://wyso.org/post/airplane-shelf <p>Ever since the Wright brothers began selling airplanes, there’s always been a mystique about the airplane owner. Not everyone can or will buy one. Seventy years ago, one man tried to make buying an airplane as easy as buying a shirt.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Paul Glenshaw 48267 at http://wyso.org An Airplane Off the Shelf Wright Brothers' Factory Could Become Part of National Park System http://wyso.org/post/wright-brothers-factory-could-become-part-national-park-system <p></p><p>An effort to preserve the original Wright Brothers airplane factory got a boost Wednesday when Governor John Kasich signed the state’s 2014 capital budget. The historic site could become part of Dayton’s national aviation park system.&nbsp;<br /><br />Demolition has already started at the&nbsp;former Delphi plant on&nbsp;Home Avenue where the Wright Factory is located. The National Aviation Heritage Alliance hopes to purchase the historic buildings and 20 surrounding acres. A private developer owns the land now.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:01:33 +0000 Jerry Kenney 48030 at http://wyso.org Wright Brothers' Factory Could Become Part of National Park System The P-51 Mustang: An Allied Advantage http://wyso.org/post/p-51-mustang-allied-advantage <p><em><font color="black" face="arial" size="2"><font size="2">Seventy years ago, the country was deep into World War Two, and the US was on the offensive in the air</font><span style="font-size:small;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">.<font face="arial">&nbsp; </font>Commentator Dan Patterson says that the big US four engine bombers were being shot down in </span><span style="font-size:small;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">shocking</span><span style="font-size:small;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif"> numbers.</span> </font></em></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:29:42 +0000 Dan Patterson 46414 at http://wyso.org The P-51 Mustang: An Allied Advantage