116th Annual Celebration of the Wright Brothers First FlightVisit Website
Time: 8:30 AM
Price: Park entrance fees will be waived the day of
The 116th Anniversary of Powered Flight Event on December 17, 2019 will induct Col. Gail Halvorsen, USAF (Ret), the “Candy Bomber”, as a representative of the crews that flew the mission, and the Berlin Airlift (June 27, 1948 to May 12, 1949) on this 70th Anniversary of the completion of the great humanitarian event into the Dr. Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine. The event will include having the Berlin Airlift Foundation C-54 and a C-47 on display to represent the “workhorses” of the airlift, and a flyover, all dependent of maintenance and weather. The event at the Wright Brothers National Memorial is free and open to the public. More details here as we solidify the program.