Dayton, August 1, 2019:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) announced its intention to facilitate an expanded United States Air Force presence at their 444 E. Second Street location (“444”). The expansion creates an Air Force Midwestern Storefront, that provides the region access to cutting-edge r...

01.08.19 07:00 PM - Comment(s)

WBI completed a follow-on Tech SPRINT, 18-22 March 2019, to help Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) accelerate the diverse concepts received from the early 2019 VQ-Prize Challenge (read about the initial challenge). This SPRINT invited the top solution providers to present their concepts to end-users a...

27.06.19 02:25 AM - Comment(s)

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Wright Brothers Institute Announces New Executive Director

Dayton, May 7, 2019: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) will welcome Dr. David E. Walker as the new Executive Director, beginning June 10, 2019.



Dr. Walker has a long history with the Department of Defense. Dr. Walker curren...

08.05.19 12:38 AM - Comment(s)

When sequestration hit Wright Patterson Air Force Base in 2013, hard decisions had to be made. Beginning in March of that year, 42 percent of the $37.2 billion in defense spending cuts impacted areas like procurement, research and development, along with testing and evaluation. Leadership had to mak...

01.05.19 04:07 AM - Comment(s)

Ms. Devaki Raj, CEO and Founder at CrowdAI, pitches her product to a crowd of small businesses, venture capitalists, and Airmen during the Inaugural Air Force Pitch Day in Manhattan, New York, March 7, 2019. Raj was awarded a same-day contract with the U.S. Air Force during AF Pitch Day. AF Pitch Day is designed as a fast-track program to put companies on one-page contracts and same-day awards with the swipe of a government credit card. The Air Force is partnering with small businesses to help further national security in air, space and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)


In 2017 the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Mike Moulton, working with Bob Lee from Wright Brothers Institute and Adam Renner, a former AFRL/RH employee, collaborated to build a physiological monitoring system that could be incorporated with a communication earplug for pilot health monitoring. This ...

01.05.19 02:41 AM - Comment(s)

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