Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is saddened to announce the unexpected passing of Executive Director Dr. David Walker on January 8, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. 


Dr. Walker’s tenure with Wright Brothers Institute began in June of 2019. His reputation for Air Force innovation was widely known in defense...
09.01.20 08:17 PM - Comment(s)
Dayton, December 10, 2019:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) have officially partnered to examine future Air Force capabilities. This $1M agreement will leverage WBI’s Artificial-Intelligence-based platfor...
10.12.19 07:08 PM - Comment(s)

The integration of the School of Aerospace Medicine, the Human Integration Division and the Airman Systems Technical Directorate into the 711th Human Performance Wing has been underway for several years. WBI was heavily involved with assisting Gen Koeniger, 711th HPW/CC with strategic planning and o...

26.11.19 06:17 PM - Comment(s)

WBI attended the SAFE Association 57th Annual Symposium 14-16 October, 2019. Composed of Government, Military, Industrial, and Academic interests, SAFE represents aviation, space, land, and marine safety disciplines for the protection of users worldwide.

By providing an internationally attended marke...

01.11.19 05:52 PM - Comment(s)
The Air Force has a shortage of trained maintenance crews and this will help them get up to speed and make less mistakes by providing direct reference via augmented reality to the crews.

This is an exploratory project to see if Augmented Reality can be used on the flight line to improve efficiency an...

07.10.19 07:34 PM - Comment(s)

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