Aerospace engineer Carl Freeman will address next week’s monthly luncheon meeting of the Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society.
The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Pilot House Restaurant, Topping.
A lifetime fascination with flight and space travel, supplemented by aerospace engineering degrees, led to Freeman’s work in NASA Langley’s wind tunnels and several Apollo Program projects. Then, U.S. Navy civil service work on Trident Missile controls, followed by work as a test engineer for rotorcraft aerodynamics in the V/STOL Wind Tunnel at the Langley Research Center. Now retired, he will share anecdotes from his aeronautical career, seasoned with his unique and witty perspective.
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 invited to join the members at the restaura...
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