• December

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    Headquarters Chatter – Fall 2020

    Headquarters Chatter – Fall 2020

    Hello friends! Don’t you just love this time of year? As a native Virginia boy who has lived in multiple states and countries, I must say – I LOVE VIRGINIA! If you are reading this from somewhere else, I offer you my condolences. I am sure the place you live has its share of benefits,

    • December

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    Sound Judgement & Modified Procedures

    Sound Judgement & Modified Procedures

    As my wife and I prepare for an upcoming move and in so doing go through the “downsizing” process of our home I find myself sorting through a myriad of “stuff” amassed over a half century.  One item I discovered was the operating manual for the B-52, an airplane I flew off and on for

    • August

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    Williamsburg “Eagles” Chapter Aug 19th Meeting Has Been Cancelled

    Williamsburg “Eagles” Chapter Aug 19th Meeting Has Been Cancelled

    Update: Williamsburg “Eagles” Chapter August Chapter Meeting The August 19, 2020 meeting of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society has been cancelled. We anticipate we will resume our meetings on September 16, 2020. The Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport second floor meeting room is currently being cleaned. New paint and floor tiles have been applied. It will also be

    • July

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    Virginia Aviation History Project: THE COCKPIT WEATHER DATA LINK

    Virginia Aviation History Project: THE COCKPIT WEATHER DATA LINK

    Pilot Weather Advisor – How It Came To Be Norman Crabill – Aero Space Consultants Pilot Weather Advisor, the concept for displaying weather data in the cockpit of airplanes, was sparked by work being done at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) in the late 1970s.The technology was first developed in LaRC`s Storm Hazards Program to

    • July

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    Do What’s Right

    Do What’s Right

    by Dave Young As I pen my comments, we are still under the threat of the COVID 19 crisis, exacerbated by the ongoing upheaval caused by protests and riots, permeated by discourse about the “rule of law” all overshadowed by political maneuvering. Gave me pause to meander through my memories of approaching 53 years as

    • July

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    The Candy Bomber & The Berlin Airlift

    The Candy Bomber & The Berlin Airlift

    by Nancy Miller, NN-MP Chapter Program Coordinator & VAHS Board Member At 99 years of age, (Ret.) Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen was inducted into the National First Flight Society’s Hall of Fame in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 2019. The NN-MP Chapter’s March program (cancelled, due to Covid-19) would have featured

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