Author Archives: Sue Baker

Chairman’s Blog – Old Pilots Log

Where will you find the stories of astronauts, fighter pilots, airline executives, airport developers, flight instructors, mechanics, engineers, rocket scientists and more than 120 other people: men and women from every race, creed, color, occupation or avocation: people who flew with Wright or Curtiss at the very dawn of modern aeronautics and people who have… Continue Reading


Featured Story: IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE Mark Sternheimer It was late summer 1951.  I had just finished up the Officers’ Training Course at the USMC Base at Quantico, Virginia and had received my freshly minted Second Lieutenant bars.  The Korean War was still being hotly contested so it was no surprise that my… Continue Reading

Hangar Sale Photos

  Thanks again for all who came out to show their support and do a little shopping. Also, a huge thanks to our volunteers who made it all possible. It was a huge success even with the crazy weather. Here are a few photos that were shared with us from the event. Feel free to… Continue Reading

Women Can Fly

Women Can Fly is looking for volunteer pilots and event helpers. How to Volunteer: With the assistance of many wonderful volunteers, Women Can Fly has been introducing women and girls in Virginia to aviation since 2013. Volunteer pilots provide rides to over 600 women and girls in 2017. Women Can Fly is co-sponsored by the… Continue Reading

Help Us Raise Money: Fundraising 2018

Our Goal for 2018 is $25,000! Preserving Virginia’s Aviation History to inspire and capture the imagination by connecting people with the story of air and space in Virginia YES! I want to advance the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society’s mission. (Click for 2018 Fundraising Form) The annual fund donation provides an opportunity to give special recognition… Continue Reading

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