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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wright Brothers Flying School

 
 
Wright Brothers Flying School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 22, 2014
1. Wright Brothers Flying School Marker
Inscription.
On this site in 1910
stood the hangar
of the
Flying School of the
first men to fly:
The Wright Brothers

 
Location. 32° 22.874′ N, 86° 21.236′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bay Street 0.1 miles north of Ash Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Base access required. Marker is at or near this postal address: Building 844 - Bay Street, Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chennault / Three Men on a Flying Trapeze (a few steps from this marker); General Larry D. Welch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lister Hill Center (approx. ¼ mile away); The Air Corps Tactical School (approx. ¼ mile away); The Thunderbirds (approx. ¼ mile away); Cessna T-41A "Mescalero" (approx. ¼ mile away); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Wright Brothers Flying School. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Maxwell AFB Base Operations & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 22, 2014
2. Maxwell AFB Base Operations & Marker
Marker Wide Shot image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 22, 2014
3. Marker Wide Shot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on July 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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