THE WRIGHT B FLYER
Nearly 100 years ago, Ohio’s Wright Brothers changed the world with the first powered flight. Since then, Ohio has been home to countless aviation inventions, the birthplace of many pioneering aviators, the cradle of aviation industry, and the location of important events in the history of flight.
Experience the thrill of actually flying in a replica of the Wright B Flyer—the first mass-produced airplane in the world—at The Wright B Flyer Museum.
The plane and museum, located at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport in Miamisburg, Ohio just south of Dayton, offers you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the same sensations of flight as early aviation pioneers.
The original Wright Brothers Model B Airplane was designed to provide pilot training and reconnaissance for the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1911 to 1914...the same model that first flew over Huffman Prairie in 1911.
This authentic replica, with a wingspan of 38 feet 6 inches, first took to the skies in July 1982. It has a takeoff speed of 41 miles per hour, with a cruising speed of 60 mph and cruising range of up to 100 miles. The Wright B Flyer seats two: you and the pilot.
If you're feeling adventurous, you can take flight on the Wright B Flyer that replicates the Wright brothers' original flight pattern. When not in flight, the aircraft is available for viewing in the museum/hanger, along with other related historical displays. Whether you choose to take the flight or admire the view from the ground, let your imagination soar at The Wright B Flyer Museum