• September

      6

      2021
    • 20

    New Capital Wing website is up and running

    It’s Here! The all-new 21st-Century website for the Capital Wing is up and running! Check it out at https://capitalwing.org/ and poke around. Although the site is still a work in progress, it’s fully functional with all of the key elements in place. Member registration and listing Calendar and events sign up General Staff listing New

    • September

      4

      2021
    • 26

    New FBO Opens at Virginia Airport

    by Curt Epstein – July 22, 2021, 5:00 PM Richmond Executive Aviation (REA), a new aviation service provider at Virginia’s Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport, debuted its facility last week with an open house event. With a price tag of $2.3 million, the FBO’s 800-sq-ft terminal features a passenger lounge with complimentary refreshments and floor-to-ceiling windows

    • September

      2

      2021
    • 41

    WORLD’S FIRST FLYING MOTORCYCLE IS COMING IN 2023

    Jetpack Aviation (JPA), which already makes vertical people propellers, just announced a successful test flight of its jet-driven flying motorcycle prototype. The California company plans to produce two consumer versions for everyday users. The Speeder is an engineering feat that required Jetpack Aviation to write its own flight-control software program to monitor and adjust the

    • September

      1

      2021
    • 31

    B-25 Mitchell Bomber Formation Flight at Thunder Over Michigan in 2021

     Evening formation flight over Lake Erie Here is a short clip of the evening formation flight over Lake Erie. What a beautiful flight it was! You can easily imagine this flight being over the islands of the Pacific or going up the coast of Italy during World War II! These brave souls performed some

    • August

      31

      2021
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    New Airplane Hangar Condominiums Coming Soon to Winchester Regional Airport

    Winchester, VA – On Thursday, June 10, 2021, the Winchester Regional Airport Authority Board of Directors formalized a partnership with TMG Construction Corporation (“TMG”) for construction of up to 32 private aircraft hangars and associated development at the Winchester Regional Airport (OKV). The first phase of the project involves construction of eleven box-style hangars grouped

    • August

      30

      2021
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    TWO VIRGINIA AIRPORT MANAGERS RECOGNIZED AT AVIATION BOARD MEETING

    The Virginia Aviation Board Meeting was held on August 19 – National Aviation Day – and two Virginia Airport Managers were recognized for their outstanding career in aviation and for their long serving roles in the Commonwealth. Larry Waltrip was presented with a resolution from the Virginia Aviation Board for his 50 years of professional

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