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    Charlie Kulp: A Man Born After His Time

    Featured Story Charlie Kulp: A Man Born After His Time Written for the Eagle Newsletter by Linda Burdette in 2008 The little yellow plane heads for the ground. The narrator in the tower cries “Pull back on the stick, Silas! Pull back!” Just in time, the plane’s nose begins to rise and as the plane
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    CULPEPER AIR FEST DELIGHTS CROWDS AGAIN WITH ANNUAL EVENT

    Culpeper Regional Airport had tons of cloud coverage and grey skies on Saturday, October 9, but the ceiling was high enough to allow aircraft to fly and put on an amazing air show. Despite the grey sky, the event was well attended and people were able to view numerous static displays and talk to aviation

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    Charles Allen Kulp Sr. Obituary

    Charles Allen Kulp Sr. SEPTEMBER 20, 1925 – OCTOBER 17, 2021 On Sunday, October 17, 2021, Charles A. Kulp, Sr, a.k.a Charlie Kulp the Flying Farmer, went to that big airshow in the sky at the age of 96, after a lifelong love and career with aviation. You can Google him on the computer to

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    National Air and Space Museum Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    In the past month the National Air and Space Museum celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). Explore new content on early Mexican aviators, a unique hub page on our website, an artists’ perspective of the early days of the Space Age, and learn about the United States’ first Hispanic astronaut. Early Mexican

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    DANVILLE CAP SQUADRON EARNS SECOND CONSECUTIVE QUALITY CADET UNIT AWARD

    Virginia Wing Civil Air Patrol’s Danville Squadron was honored for achieving the 2021 Quality Cadet Unit Award for the second consecutive year. Danville Squadron earned the award by demonstrating high standards of providing cadets with opportunities for learning leadership, character development, aerospace education and physical training. Danville Squadron offered valuable hands-on learning experiences to cadets

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    Small plane makes hard landing at Suffolk Executive Airport

    Small plane makes hard landing at Suffolk Executive Airport; no injuries by: Jane Alvarez-Wertz Posted: Oct 15, 2021 SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A small plane made a hard landing at the Suffolk Executive Airport Friday afternoon, officials confirm. The incident occurred shortly before 3 p.m., October 15, 2021, after the plane’s landing gear reportedly malfunctioned.

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