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Why Is Dayton Called The Flyers?


Dayton Flyers

Why Is Dayton Called The Flyers?

The name is a reference and homage to Daytonians Orville and Wilbur Wright who pioneered heavier than air flight. Orville and Wilbur Wright designed the Wright Flyer I and fabricated many of its components, including the propellers and engine, at their bicycle shop in Dayton.

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