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Greg Connell Gone West….

All airshow careers come to an end, some pilots know it before the last flight and some don’t. Greg Connell tragically lost his life in an accident on May 15, 2016 at an airshow...

Bill Yoak has Gone West

  Earlier this morning on March 12, 2013, WIlliam Yoak of Lewisburg, West Virginia went west to join generations of aviators.  Bill wasn’t someone who’s name popped up in magazines everyday, but he made...

Historic Marine VMO-6 Flying Unit Gone, Not Forgotten

Marine Observation Squadron Six (VMO-6) can trace its’ origins back to the formative years of Marine Aviation.  Active for slightly less than half of the century of Marine Corps aviation, the squadron served during...

Howard Pardue… Gone West

On April 4, 2012 just after 2PM, Howard Pardue left us before his time had come.  He was 77 years young.  His XF8F-1 Bearcat NL14HP crashed shortly after takeoff from Breckenridge Texas.  We send...

Amanda Franklin…. Gone West

Buddy Holly, J.P Richardson, Ritchie Valens, and their pilot Roger Peterson passed into aviation history one cold night in Iowa. Another famous flier Amanda Franklin passed on Saturday May 27th, 2011 at 10:10PM CST,...

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