Aviation historian Ron Kaplan stops by The Wright Brothers Store for a handshake with CEO David Lightle.

“We can’t thank him enough.” Aviation historian Ron Kaplan stops by The Wright Brothers Store for a handshake with CEO David Lightle.

Historian and aviation film festival director Ron Kaplan gets a big Thank You from The Wright Brothers Store CEO David Lightle. Dave presented Ron with a flight jacket from the exclusive Huffman Prairie Collection.

“Ron has been instrumental with advice and in-kind services during The Wright Brothers Store start-up,” says Lightle. “His passion for the story of flight, his knowledge of the history and the future of aviation, and his ongoing consulting work with the National Aviation Hall of Fame makes him a valuable asset in Dayton’s aviation heritage arsenal, and we look forward to continuing our work with him. We can’t thank him enough.”