‘Birdeye Bend’ Section Of W.Va. Mountain Rides Tourism Project Dedicated
The Birdeye Bend section of the four statewide tourism loops extends more than 170 miles through Morgantown, Elkins and Clarksburg.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new exhibit on Chuck Yeager, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of his breaking the sound barrier, has opened at West Virginia International Yeager Airport.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager’s Bell X-1 rocket airplane dropped from the belly of a B-29 bomber. Seconds later, Yeager entered the history books as the first pilot to break the sound barrier.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On August 14, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Victory over Japan—or VJ—Day was celebrated across the United States…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On November 3, 1947, Kanawha Airport was dedicated on Coonskin Ridge near Charleston. World War I ace Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was among those present.…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager and former astronaut Jon McBride are among eight people inducted into the West Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame.The…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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