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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Building No. 31, Aircraft Assembly Hangar, Dayton, Montgomery County, OH

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Building No. 31, Aircraft Assembly Hangar, Dayton, Montgomery County, OH

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Summary

Significance: From 1927 through World War II, this laboratory was responsible for assembling and testing all prototype aircraft submitted to the Army Air Corps, a vital component of Wright Field's commitment to aeronautical engineering. After the war, it continued to be a testing site for aircraft landing gear and still possesses working original equipment which remains the world's largest.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N108
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N418
Survey number: HAER OH-79-E
Building/structure dates: 1927 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Office of Constructing Quartermaster
Green & Sawyer
E.H. Latham Co.
Pfueller, Lisa, transmitter
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Location

Dayton (Ohio)39.75895, -84.19161
Google Map of 39.7589478, -84.1916069
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