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Dayton, Ohio: Wright Brothers Flyover

Stainless steel sculpture abstractly represents the Wright Brothers' plane arching in its first powered flight. Sometimes mistaken for a dino skeleton. "Flyover" was created in 1996 by David Evans Black.

Main St., Dayton, OH
I-75 to south on Main St. Sculpture is in the middle of Main between 4th and 5th streets.
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Wright Brothers Flyover

Public art sculpture in the middle of Main St. in downtown Dayton. The sculpture tracks the path of the Wright Brothers first powered airplane flight.

[David, 11/19/2011]

The 1996 sculpture, "Flyover" by artist David Evans Black, is 110 ft. long and arches 43 ft. above the median. After their 1903 flight in NC, the Wright Brothers did extensive flight testing in the Dayton area.

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