• April

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      2021
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    VAHS NNMP Members – April 15th Meeting Is Canceled

    VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon for our Chapter this week, April 15th, is canceled. We all know of the restrictions we must follow to preclude becoming infected with the virus that continues to be a threat to any gatherings, so we will not hold our monthly meetings until further notice. Please also remember that

    • April

      13

      2021
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    Oral History of Alfred White WWII – U.S. Navy

    Oral History of Alfred White WWII – U.S. Navy

    Oral History of Alfred White WWII – U.S. Navy – Filmed- October 2018 Note: This video is a candid first-hand account of war. Some of the descriptions of people involved in combat and references to military forces may be distressing to viewers. Please use caution when viewing. Alfred served valiantly in the U.S. Navy during

    • April

      12

      2021
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    Around the World By Air in 1924

    by Thomas L. Thacker Col, USAF (Ret) Three years before Lind­bergh’s famous flight across the Atlantic, four airplanes belonging to the Army Air Service set off from Seattle in an attempt to fly around the world. After nearly six months en route, they estab­lished a record for open-cockpit aircraft that remains unbroken 75 years later.

    • April

      11

      2021
    • 11
    Virginia Air & Space Science Center – Now Open

    Virginia Air & Space Science Center – Now Open

    Huge things have been happening behind the scenes! Come check out our new Space Explorer Gallery! The new gallery offers dozens of interactive displays, showcases artifacts in innovative and exciting ways, and brings cutting edge exhibits to Hampton Roads. The IMAX Theatre is newly renovated too! Let us ‘wow’ you from the new floors up

    • April

      9

      2021
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    Today’s Texan is the T-6G

    Today’s Texan is the T-6G

    Texan Tuesday Today’s Texan is the T-6G. The G variant was a post-WWII modernization of the T-6 series for the Air Force. All Gs were remanufactured from earlier T-6s and SNJs. Gs differed from earlier Texans by changes in some access panels, 140 US gallon fuel capacity versus 110 US gallons, more modern radios, full

    • April

      8

      2021
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    Warbird Showcase Cancelled this Weekend

    The following is an email sent to Capital Wing Commemorative Air Force Members: Weather conditions are forecast to be below minimums required for Warbird Rides this weekend, so we have reluctantly decided to cancel the scheduled Warbird Showcase this Saturday and Sunday April 10 and 11 at the Culpeper Regional Airport. Our number one goal

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