• May

      20

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    Hall of Fame Member Spotlight: Harry T. “Dick” Merrill

    At the Shannon Air Museum, you can learn about legendary Captain Dick Merrill’s adventures as an airmail pilot for Pitcairn Aviation, a Captain for Eastern Airlines, and piloting the first round-trip trans-Atlantic flight! Inducted in 1984, Harry T. “Dick” Merrill flew the airmail routes from Virginia in the 1920s and 1930s. He learned to fly

    • May

      17

      2021
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    VAHS NNMP Members

    VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon for our Chapter this week, May 20th, is canceled. We all know of the restrictions we must follow to preclude becoming infected with the virus that continues to be a threat to any gatherings, so we will not hold our monthly meetings until further notice. It seems that conditions

    • May

      15

      2021
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    Commemorative Air Force offers a thrilling flight experience in a vintage WWII aircraft

    The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force offers a thrilling flight experience in a vintage WWII aircraft at one of our Warbird Showcase events. Money can’t buy happiness. But it can buy a WWII flight experience. And that’s pretty much the same thing. A warbird flight experience is a time machine that virtual reality

    • May

      10

      2021
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    You Won’t Want to Miss This Mountain Flying Seminar!

    Greetings, fellow Disciples of Flight and Aviation Enthusiasts! Disciples of Flight and High Sierra Pilots are excited to announce an online Mountain Flying Seminar, being presented via Zoom, that will be taking place this coming month, on May 12th, in partnership with High Sierra Pilots and the FAA. The course will be presented by two

    • May

      8

      2021
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    NAVIGATORS ACROSS THE NATION RECEIVE THE MOST CURRENT MAPS

    Safety is of paramount importance in aircraft navigation; and crucial safety measures prevent inadvertent or hazardous operations. One of the best means for protecting against aeronautical accidents or failure is the Defense Logistics Agency’s ongoing updates and map products distribution to aviation customers. For years, the DLA has been on a 168-day production cycle. In

    • May

      5

      2021
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    The History of Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The day, which falls on Wednesday, May 5 in 2021, is also known as Battle of Puebla Day. While it is

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