U.S. Air Force http://wyso.org en Work Starts On New Wing At Air Force Museum http://wyso.org/post/work-starts-new-wing-air-force-museum <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.40625;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-0732f445-6693-d08e-cee3-5f5eaf6e4d76"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Construction starts this summer on </span><a href="http://wyso.org/post/air-force-museum-releases-plan-new-building" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Verdana; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">a new wing</span></a><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Verd Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:42:49 +0000 Associated Press & Lewis Wallace & Tana Weingartner 50878 at http://wyso.org Work Starts On New Wing At Air Force Museum Remembering a Doolittle Raider http://wyso.org/post/remembering-doolittle-raider <p><em>Thomas Griffin died in late February - he was one of 80 American servicemen who flew a legendary mission in World War Two. &nbsp; &nbsp;They were known as Doolittle's Raiders. &nbsp; &nbsp;Griffin lived in Cincinnati and he<br>was 96 years old.&nbsp; Now only four members of that elite group survive.</em></p><p><em>WYSO aviation commentator Dan Patterson knew Griffin and tells us his story.</em></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:25:00 +0000 Dan Patterson 30441 at http://wyso.org Remembering a Doolittle Raider WYSO Weekend: January 27, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-january-27-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 27, 2013 including the following stories:</p><p>-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jason Antonick from the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce about new business filings in the Miami Valley.</p><p>-<a href="http://www.wyso.org/post/politicsohio-what-air-force-cuts-mean-miami-valley">PoliticsOhio</a><a href="http://www.wyso.org/post/politicsohio-what-air-force-cuts-mean-miami-valley">: What Air Force Cuts Mean For Miami Valley</a>, by Emily McCord</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 30478 at http://wyso.org Presidential Aviating http://wyso.org/post/presidential-aviating <p>Presidents and flight had a quiet start in the summer of 1909, when Orville returned to Ft. Myer to complete the Army trials that ended abruptly with his crash in September of the previous year.&nbsp; The Army allowed the Wrights to return as they had already more than fulfilled the contract.&nbsp; This time there were many observers, including fellow Ohioan President Williams Howard Taft.&nbsp; A tent was set up, and he sat with the Wrights' sister Katharine.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Dan Patterson 27874 at http://wyso.org Presidential Aviating Air Force Thunderbirds To Headline Dayton Air Show http://wyso.org/post/air-force-thunderbirds-headline-dayton-air-show <p>The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline next year's Dayton Air Show.</p><p>Officials with the show said Tuesday that the air demonstration team will appear June 22 and June 23 at the Dayton International Airport. The announcement was made at the International Council of Air Shows' annual convention in Las Vegas.</p><p>Others named to the Dayton show's lineup include the Birmingham, Ala.-based AeroShell Aerobatic Team and aerobatic pilots Skip Stewart and Melissa Pemberton. The show also will feature a jet-powered school bus and the flying B-29 Superfortress known as "FIFI."</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:11:32 +0000 Associated Press 26256 at http://wyso.org