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    Dave Darrah’s Staying A Little Longer…

    OK folks, we are the final countdown to my departure. But, hold your horses, I have been asked to extend until 1 August to allow some turnover with the new director once he has been identified. So, here is what is going on around here in the next few weeks. First, the IAC East Coast

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    A MEMORIAL DAY TO REMEMBER

    SAVANNAH, GA (May 30, 2022) Commemorative Air Force Newsletter Memorial Day weekend 2022, B-17 Texas Raiders was in Savannah, Georgia, home to the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. Each Memorial Day, the museum plants 26,000 flags in the ground to represent the 26,000 8th Air Force crewmen who gave their lives during

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    Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Spotlight: NASA Astronaut Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr

    NASA Astronaut Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr. Inducted: 1997 • Virginia Beach, Virginia Inducted in 1997, Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr., graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1973 at the top of his class. He acquired his master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He has logged over 4,700 hours on 60

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    NNMP Members – June 16th Chapter Meeting

    The monthly luncheon for our Chapter is next week, Thursday June 16th , at our normal location, the Pilot House restaurant. Our social gathering will begin at 11:30 am, lunch and formal start will be at noon, and our program will begin when lunch is over. Join us to hear author Ilona Duncan discuss her

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    Pilots Will Love the New ‘Top Gun’

    Pilots Will Love Top Gun: Maverick—It’s a Lot More Real The aerial coordinator for the movie tells us why this sequel to an iconic aviation film was worth waiting for. By Julie Boatman May 24, 2022 For a movie as iconic as Top Gun, the sequel has been a long time coming. Normally, the ink

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    NEW VIRGINIA AVIATION AMBASSADORS

    The Virginia Department of Aviation held an Ambassador Program passport review and jacket fitting on Tuesday, May 3. Four ambassadors traveled to the DOAV headquarters at Richmond International Airport to have their passports checked and to be signed off on the gold-level awards. The ambassadors traveled from across Virginia to meet with PR and Education

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