Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Building No. 31, Aircraft Assembly Hangar, Dayton, Greene County, OH
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Aircraft Assembly Hangar, Dayton vicinity, OH
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER OH-79-E
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N108; N418).
Building/structure dates: 1927 initial construction
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.
Office Of Constructing Quartermaster
Green & Sawyer
E.H. Latham Co.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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