Happy Holidays from the VAHS Headquarters – from our family to yours! Thank you to all of our members (past, present & future) – we couldn’t do it without you! Photo credit and thanks to Harry Kraemer for sharing this photo! Reminder: It’s Time to Renew Your Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society Membership!
The 42nd Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet was held on Saturday with a reception and induction ceremony honoring former executive director of the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV), Randall P. Burdette, retired astronaut Leland Devon Melvin and U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. The Aviation Hall of Fame, created to honor Virginians who have made
VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon this coming Thursday, November 18th, will begin at 11:30 at the Pilot House. A summary of the program is posted below. Hope to see you there. IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Beginning in January 2022, I will be sending all VAHS email messages from a new email account.
The Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Induction is on November 13th, at Shannon Airport Campus. Email email@example.com or call 540-376-3265 for questions or more information. The Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society Board of Directors Cordially invites you to attend a reception and dinner marking the induction of Randall P. Burdette, Leland Devon Melvin, Francis Gary Powers
By PAUL SULLIVAN FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR Charlie Kulp, the personification of old-fashioned airplane flying and master of control stick and rudder, died last Sunday at the home of his daughter in southwestern Virginia. He was 96. Thousands, if not millions, enjoyed Kulp’s inimitable “Flying Farmer” performance at the controls of his beloved yellow Piper