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    SAM FOX TALES

    SAM FOX TALES

    By Lt. Col. Thomas A. Duke, USAF (Ret), VAHS Member Daedalus Flyer Fall Edition 2020 In 1962 at Hickam, as a junior captain and flight examiner in the C-124A (Old Shakey) with almost 6,000 hours of flying time, I transferred to the 1254th Military Airlift Wing (Special Air Missions) at Andrews. I was assigned to

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    To Members of the NN-MP Chapter of the VAHS

    To Members of the NN-MP Chapter of the VAHS, While we are all anxious to restart our monthly meetings featuring aeronautical history programs, we must take care to do so responsibly. As soon as we can determine when and how we can safely convene we will notify you immediately. In the meantime, we’ll continue to

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    Headquarters Chatter – Fall 2020

    Headquarters Chatter – Fall 2020

    Hello friends! Don’t you just love this time of year? As a native Virginia boy who has lived in multiple states and countries, I must say – I LOVE VIRGINIA! If you are reading this from somewhere else, I offer you my condolences. I am sure the place you live has its share of benefits,

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    Sound Judgement & Modified Procedures

    Sound Judgement & Modified Procedures

    As my wife and I prepare for an upcoming move and in so doing go through the “downsizing” process of our home I find myself sorting through a myriad of “stuff” amassed over a half century.  One item I discovered was the operating manual for the B-52, an airplane I flew off and on for

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    Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation Fundraiser for the C-54 “Spirit of Freedom”

    Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation Fundraiser for the C-54 “Spirit of Freedom”

    Breaking News: The C-54 “Spirit of Freedom” was damaged by a tornado. Update: Our team just returned from a 2 week mission to continue the heavy inspection of our new C-54D. This required stopping in SC and removing some necessary parts from our damaged C-54, the former N500EJ. After many long days of work, we

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    STAR-SPANGLED AMBASSADOR FLAG TAKES 120TH FLIGHT IN IKE’S BIRD

    STAR-SPANGLED AMBASSADOR FLAG TAKES 120TH FLIGHT IN IKE’S BIRD

    November 24, 2020, Dallas- On Saturday, November 21, the Commemorative Air Force L-26B Ike’s Bird flew with a special flag on board. The Star-Spangled Ambassador flag has literally been around the world several times, flown above all seven continents and over 51 countries. This one flag has flown over the U.S. Capital, Normandy, Iwo Jima,

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