In the winter issue I was amused by Tyson’s adventure in flying back from Dayton, OH in his newly acquired C-3. Having flown out of the Charleston, WV airport as a passenger on two occasions, first in a DC-3 and the second in a DC-6, I appreciate the problem of winter winds on that mountain-top
Kenneth R. “Dick” Yenni passed away February 23, 2022. Inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame in 2011, Kenneth R. “Dick” Yenni’s 32 year career as an engineer pilot was significant for his outstanding contributions to the aeronautic, atmospheric science and space flight research programs at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon for our Chapter resumes this coming week, on April 21st 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. The program this month will be
for VAHS newsletter Winter 2021-2022 by Paul Sullivan My son, Tim, and I could never forget Ray Tyson from one gloomy day in November, 1983. That was the day the Shannon Air Museum died. Sid had died; lawyers had debated and the entire kit and kaboodle was moving to Richmond with (at that time) an
Tyson looks back at VAHS for VAHS newsletter Winter 2021-2022 by Paul Sullivan A VAHS Founder Looks Back Ray Tyson spends more time around the house in Ashland these days than he did in his younger years. And that’s okay, now that he’s working on his 91st birthday. Tyson, by his own account, lived for
Update on Society business. for VAHS newsletter Winter 2021-2022 First in line is the wonderful response to two requests I made to our Board of Directors. Our vice president Ron Gatewood has agreed to chair a membership study committee that will look at all aspects of our membership programs, renewal and recruiting process and the