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Making history at Warrenton Air Park

Making history at Warrenton Air Park

By John Toler Associate Editor Mar 17, 2019
Article and photo credit to: fauquier.com

Air Park owner Tommy Richards, in a hangar with a ¾ replica of a P-51 Mustang under construction. Richards plans to resume air show activities at the field.

Air Park owner Tommy Richards, in a hangar with a ¾ replica of a P-51 Mustang under construction. Richards plans to resume air show activities at the field.

The early history of aviation in the Warrenton area is most closely tied to the airfield situated along Green and Green Meadows roads. Known today as Warrenton Air Park, the property has had only three owners over the past 80-plus years; all of them have been pilots. As part of his autobiography, the current owner, Tommy J. Richards, 82, has compiled a detailed history of the airport.

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