Category Archives: Features


Congratulations to our 2018 Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Nominees: Gerald Baliles, Former Governor of Virginia In 1986, under Governor Baliles’ leadership, the Virginia General Assembly passed what was until then the largest transportation funding package in Virginia history. While much of the media attention at that time focused on the highway portion of the… Continue Reading

Virginia Aviation History Project, Landings

Landings by Norm Crabill Getting an airplane back on the ground safely and smoothly is a task that requires paying attention to – – everything! Each one is different, and you don’t want to hurt the airplane or scare your passengers. Over the course of 35 years and 2800 hours of flying, I can remember just… Continue Reading


AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL MEMBERS FROM OUR CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society, I would like to thank you for your continuous support and commitment to our organization. As we launch our 2018 Fundraiser, we would like to ask you again to help… Continue Reading


“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” as the saying goes. On May 19, VAHS proved that old adage, holding its first hangar sale of surplus items from the archives and collections. 40 years-worth of treasure have been collecting in our storage areas. In some cases, the items were officially donated but in others, they… Continue Reading


During the Annual Meeting, on May 19th, our members welcomed the new Officers and new members of the Board of Directors, for 2018 – 2019. President – W. Hunter Old, Richmond Board Members – Rich Anderson, Woodbridge Ray Gill, Fredericksburg Don Serio, Irvington Chairman of the Board – Dave Young, Lynchburg These dedicated individuals will… Continue Reading

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