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VAHS Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter Meeting

January 18 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Hello, VAHS Friends! Happy New Year! Hope everyone is safe and in good shape after all this stormy weather! Here’s the info for our January 18th meeting next week.  Please join us! – Jody Nelson

VAHS –Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society NNMP – Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter
HEY! THIS IS IMPRESSIVE! COME JOIN US and BE AMAZED!

Thursday, January 18, 2024
11:30 Meet & Greet, Buffet Lunch at Noon, program at 12:30
Pilot House Restaurant – Hummel Field Airport in Topping

Commander Greg “Cinder” Blok, US Navy Reserves, will be our speaker. Blok is an F-18 Super Hornet Pilot and a T-34 Pilot (turbo-prop Navy & Marine Corps pilot trainer plane.) He is also a former CAG (Carrier Air Group) Landing Signals Officer, former AIRLANT (Naval Air Force Atlantic) Landing Signals Officer, and TOPGUN Adversary School graduate. Blok has served 3 combat deployments in the Middle East and was the T-45 Instructor Pilot of the Year in 2015.

FYI – Although we are not expecting her to be able to join us, Greg’s wife is Commander Paige “PUFN” Blok, US Navy Active Duty! She is a Naval Academy graduate and is also an F-18 Super Hornet Pilot! In under a month, she will become the Executive Officer of VFA-211 – Strike Fighter Squadron “Fighting Checkmates!” Talk about a power couple!

They have 2 kids under 3 who keep them busy! They also own & fly a Kitfox Model 4.

VAHS-NNMP IS OPEN TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN AVIATION! SEE YOU SOON!

Meeting times & dates can vary, please be sure to check with the chapter before the meeting to confirm dates.

Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society – Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter meets at the Pilot House, Hummel Field, in Topping, Virginia in the “Eagle’s Nest” at 11:30am on the third Thursday of each month unless otherwise posted. Pilots can fly-in and park at the door of the restaurant. Visitors are welcome at these luncheon meetings. There is an interesting speaker from the field of aviation each month. Come visit the “Eagle’s Nest” at any time and see the collection of aviation art and other memorabilia.

All NN-MP VAHS Chapter Programs are open to the public and are held at the Pilot House Restaurant, at Hummel Airport on Route 3 in Topping, VA. For more information, contact Jody Nelson

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Event Category:

Venue

Hummel Field
310 Plainview Rd
Topping, VA 23169 United States
Phone
(804) 758-0538
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