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    Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Spotlight: Floyd G. Clark

    Floyd G. Clark • Richmond, Virginia • Inducted in 1979 Inducted in 1979, Floyd G. Clark learned to fly in the 1920s and flew with Roscoe Turner at Richmond Air Junction. From 1938 to 1960 he operated Central Airport, which provided aviation services for Richmond, Va. During that time he was sworn in as one

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    SHANNON HARVEST FESTIVAL GIVES CROWDS A TASTE OF AVIATION

    The 7th annual Shannon Airport Harvest Festival attracted large crowds for a unique Trick or Treat experience Saturday, October 30. The event brought in families with kids of all ages dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes to explore aviation themed vendors and the Shannon Air Museum. The big draw for many was the annual Candy

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    The History of Thanksgiving

    Story History.com editors UPDATED:NOV 11, 2021 ORIGINAL:OCT 27, 2009 Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2021 occurs on Thursday, November 25. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For

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    The Virginia Air & Space Science Center Aircraft Highlight Aviation Achievements

    The Virginia Air & Space Science Center features a number of aircraft that highlight more than 100 years of aviation achievements. From a replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer to a full-size DC-9 passenger jet, the Center’s aircraft depict a number of aviation firsts and milestones. A few of the aircraft you’ll see at The

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    Flying for Thanksgiving?

    Flying for Thanksgiving? Expect packed planes, unruly passengers and cancellations November 14, 20218:31 AM ET A year ago, many of us stayed home or went to small gatherings for turkey, stuffing and Mama Stamberg’s cranberry relish, but this year, the wide availability of coronavirus vaccines in the U.S. is making more people feel comfortable flying

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    Santa Claus prepares to land at the Military Aviation Museum!

    Come join us for Planes, Trains, and Santa on Thanksgiving weekend at the Military Aviation Museum! November 26, 2021 About this event Come join us for Planes, Trains, and Santa on Thanksgiving weekend at the Military Aviation Museum! The Tidewater Division of the National Model Railroad Association hosts a variety of train experiences, allowing kids

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