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    Virginia Aviation History Project: THE COCKPIT WEATHER DATA LINK

    Virginia Aviation History Project: THE COCKPIT WEATHER DATA LINK

    Pilot Weather Advisor – How It Came To Be Norman Crabill – Aero Space Consultants Pilot Weather Advisor, the concept for displaying weather data in the cockpit of airplanes, was sparked by work being done at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) in the late 1970s.The technology was first developed in LaRC`s Storm Hazards Program to

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    Do What’s Right

    Do What’s Right

    by Dave Young As I pen my comments, we are still under the threat of the COVID 19 crisis, exacerbated by the ongoing upheaval caused by protests and riots, permeated by discourse about the “rule of law” all overshadowed by political maneuvering. Gave me pause to meander through my memories of approaching 53 years as

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    Headquarters Chatter Summer 2020

    Headquarters Chatter Summer 2020

    Greetings! I think an introduction is in order. I’m Greg Fletcher and I’m the new President of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society. Elected earlier this year, I’m happy to have this opportunity to serve the Society! I am an active member of Civil Air Patrol and I love all things aviation. At the age of

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    The VAHS Spring Edition of the Virginia Eagles Newsletter

    The VAHS Spring Edition of the Virginia Eagles Newsletter

    Please accept our extreme apologies. The Spring newsletter was mailed out from Fredericksburg post office on April 3rd, 2020. I, among many others, still have not received it. The post office and printer are researching to see why. So we’ve decided to share this quarter’s newsletter. Please click here to view the entire newsletter as

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    Headquarters Chatter Spring 2020

    Headquarters Chatter Spring 2020

    Greetings from the Chairman’s cockpit. As we “spring” into the time of year when winter bound pilots look forward to getting airborne prior to the hot days of summer so also does the VAHS. The process to nominate and select the 2020 inductees into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame is off the runway. The

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    Throttle Up!

    Throttle Up!

    A letter from your president Winter 2019 This has been a busy and productive quarter at VAHS! In September, in conjunction with the Shannon Air Museum, we hosted representatives of the Fredericksburg Regional Hospitality Council. These events help us share with community members, our work here at the VAHS and to encourage tourists to visit

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