• September

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      2020
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    NASA HOSTS VIRTUAL LAUNCH EVENT

    NASA HOSTS VIRTUAL LAUNCH EVENT

    NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, along with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will host a virtual social event to for launch of the Northrop Grumman CRS-14 Cargo Resupply Mission. The virtual event will take place at 10 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 29. You are invited to participate in this online event

    • September

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      2020
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    Miss Veedol – Bellanca CH-400

    Miss Veedol – Bellanca CH-400

    The first crossing of the Pacific Ocean was completed in a Bellanca CH-400 in 1931. The aircraft, “Miss Veedol,” flew from Japan to the U.S. in 41 hours. There are only two CH-400s left in the world, and one of them is right here in the Shannon Air Museum! About the Bellanca CH-400 (source: Wikipedia)

    • September

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    NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL IS NOW OPEN WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY.

    NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL IS NOW OPEN WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY.

    The National D-Day Memorial reopened to visitors on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, as part of a phased approach to welcoming guests back on site for the summer. “We have been busy readying the Memorial for visitors by focusing on the safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors and instituting a number of changes in response

    • September

      13

      2020
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    United Airlines Drops Change Fees

    United Airlines has eliminated change fees for all standard economy and premium ticket for travel in the United States. This change is permanent and effective immediately. This puts United Airlines on par with rival Southwest Airlines, which also does not charge change fees. During the COVID-19 pandemic, most carriers waived change fees, but only temporarily.

    • September

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    POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony

    POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony

    Naval Air Station Oceana ATTN: Local Veterans Groups Unfortunately, we are unable to host our annual POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony. However, local veterans groups are invited to lay wreaths at the Flame of Hope Memorial on 17 September 2020 from 0800 to 1000. Precautions are in place to prevent gatherings of more than 10 people at

    • September

      10

      2020
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    More Than $1.2 Billion in Infrastructure Grants to America’s Airports

    Press Release – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces More Than $1.2 Billion in Infrastructure Grants to America’s September 1, 2020 Federal Aviation Administration WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Trump Administration will award more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal

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