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    ‘Colossal Mistake’ May Lead to a Colossal Bill

    The ‘Colossal Mistake’ May Lead to a Colossal Bill A first-lesson faux pas caused damage, although it wasn’t readily apparent. By Jason McDowell March 23, 2022 Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series. You can read the first part here. One of my favorite writers is an adventure travel writer named Tim

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    Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Spotlight: Larry and Jean Waltrip

    Larry and Jean Waltrip Inducted: 2001 • Williamsburg, Virginia Inducted in 2001, Larry and Jean Waltrip of Williamsburg became the first husband and wife team to be inducted into the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society’s Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame. In 1967 they began construction and the process to obtain State and Federal permits for a

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    Randy Burdette announced as the Chairman of the Virginia Aviation Board

    Hello Neighbors, On Friday, Virginia Governor Glenn Younkin announced that he has named Randy Burdette as the Chairman of the Virginia Aviation Board. Members of the Virginia Aviation Board are appointed by the Governor to represent the seven defined geographic areas of the Commonwealth. The Board is responsible for publicizing and monitoring policies and programs

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    NNMP Members: May 19, 2022 Chapter Meeting

    VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon for our Chapter is this week, Thursday May 19th, at our normal location, the Pilot House restaurant. Our social gathering will begin at 11:30 am, lunch and formal start will be at noon, and our program will begin when lunch is over. The program will be a presentation of

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    The problem of winter winds on that mountain-top airport

    In the winter issue I was amused by Tyson’s adventure in flying back from Dayton, OH in his newly acquired C-3. Having flown out of the Charleston, WV airport as a passenger on two occasions, first in a DC-3 and the second in a DC-6, I appreciate the problem of winter winds on that mountain-top

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    30 SECONDS OVER THE EMERALD COAST

    Eglin AFB, (April 21, 2022)- On April 17, The CAF’s Floribama Wing and members of Dick Cole’s family attended a day of fun and fellowship hosted by retired General, and current CAF Colonel, Clay McCutchan at his home and private airstrip. This marked the start of a tremendous event honoring the legendary Doolittle Raiders and

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