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Aeronautical group to meet next week

The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society will hold its monthly luncheon presentation at 11:30 a.m. next Thursday, July 21, at the Pilot House Restaurant, Topping.

The program will include a recorded program showcasing the famous “AirVenture,” of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, which takes place for one week each year in late July/early August.

“AirVenture is a city that arises in July and disappears in August,” said Jack Pelton, Experimental Aircraft Association’s chief executive. “Every AirVenture is a mix of old and new, and … you might see a Curtiss Jenny parked next to an F-22 … a distinct possibility in any given year.”

In short, if it floats, flies or otherwise goes airborne, you will find it at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual convention.

The chapter continues to meet on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and a presentation of informative aviation programs. Everyone interested in aviation is i...

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