The Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society will hear about the City of Hampton’s Air Power Park at its monthly luncheon presentation at 11:30 a.m. next Thursday, June 15, at the Pilot House Restaurant, adjacent to Hummel Field, Topping.
Hampton’s Air Power Park recognizes the city’s role in America’s early space exploration and aircraft testing. Open year-round, seven days a week, sunrise to sunset, this free 15-acre park features vintage aircraft, 1950s and ’60s space launch vehicles, jets, missiles, rockets and more.
With 30+ years in the museum profession and long service as Curator for the Hampton History Museum, Allen Hoilman has been lead for the Air Power Park Revitalization project now nearing completion. At the luncheon, Hoilman will discuss what’s new at one of Virginia’s premier aeronautical history venues.
The chapter currently meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and a presentation of av...
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