Category Archives: Features


“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


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

Charlie Kulp: A Man Born After His Time

Featured Story Charlie Kulp: A Man Born After His Time Written for the Eagle Newsletter by Linda Burdette in 2008 The little yellow plane heads for the ground. The narrator in the tower cries “Pull back on the stick, Silas! Pull back!” Just in time, the plane’s nose begins to rise and as the plane… Continue Reading

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