2 more historic aviators have passed on

Discussion in 'OFF-Topic / Misc.' started by evangilder, May 5, 2006.

  1. evangilder

    evangilder "Shooter"
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2004
    Messages:
    19,375
    Likes Received:
    140
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    Network Engineer/Photographer
    Location:
    Moorpark, CA
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +150 / 0 / -0
  2. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2005
    Messages:
    23,368
    Likes Received:
    894
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Maintenance Manager/ Flight Instructor
    Location:
    Colorado, USA
    Ratings:
    +1,132 / 2 / -4
  3. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2005
    Messages:
    12,647
    Likes Received:
    322
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Orange County, CA
    Ratings:
    +370 / 0 / -1
    Evans, thanks for the information.

    What a shame two lose them both.
     
  4. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    44,580
    Likes Received:
    716
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +851 / 0 / -0
  5. Erich

    Erich the old Sage
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 20, 2004
    Messages:
    12,947
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Platonic Sphere
    Ratings:
    +18 / 1 / -0
    yes received a note on Alvin White right after his death by Bill Marshall and the 355th fg association.

    these guys are going by the road too fast.

    rest . . . .

    E ~
     
  6. davparlr

    davparlr Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2006
    Messages:
    2,950
    Likes Received:
    112
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    retired avionics engineer
    Location:
    Southern California
    Ratings:
    +133 / 0 / -0
    I was fortunate and honored to have worked with Bruce Peterson on the B-2. He was the safety engineer assigned to crew station design and attended all of my formal meetings. He had a patch over one eye and scarring from the lifting body accident that was the intro to the Six Million Dollar Man. He was also featured on a brief bio on the Military Channel, Memorial services will be held next Friday, May 12 down near El Toro. He was a fine man and a pleasure to work with. He will be missed.
     
  7. lesofprimus

    lesofprimus Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2004
    Messages:
    19,111
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Occupation:
    Communications
    Location:
    Long Island Native in Mississippi
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +7 / 0 / -1
    As more time goes by, more of these guys are gonna start dropping... What a shame it is....
     
  8. Erich

    Erich the old Sage
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 20, 2004
    Messages:
    12,947
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Platonic Sphere
    Ratings:
    +18 / 1 / -0
    Crap ! just heard word that ace of the 355th fg Stan Silva passed away in central Cali . Great guy and an excellent pilot for the group. He was nice enough to sign my Angels, Bulldogs and Dragons 355th fg book some years ago . . . the time goes by too fast and the memories fade . . .
     
  9. v2

    v2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2005
    Messages:
    6,450
    Likes Received:
    1,676
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Cracow
    Ratings:
    +2,309 / 0 / -2
  10. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    44,580
    Likes Received:
    716
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +851 / 0 / -0
  11. evangilder

    evangilder "Shooter"
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2004
    Messages:
    19,375
    Likes Received:
    140
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    Network Engineer/Photographer
    Location:
    Moorpark, CA
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +150 / 0 / -0
  12. elmilitaro

    elmilitaro Member

    Joined:
    May 12, 2005
    Messages:
    404
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    College student (getting PhD)
    Location:
    Texas
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    :( What a great loss to the world.


    :salute:
     
  13. Maestro

    Maestro Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2004
    Messages:
    2,787
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Security Officer
    Location:
    Beaupré, Province of Québec, Canada
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
  14. Pisis

    Pisis Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2004
    Messages:
    5,914
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Praga Mater Urbium
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0
    Yes, that is fact of time, Les... Another great man of the Czechoslovak nation, General František Peřina, has passed away two days ago. He was a 17+ kills ace...

    S!
     
  15. Bullockracing

    Bullockracing Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2006
    Messages:
    316
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    United States Air Force
    Location:
    Vivian, Louisiana
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
  16. Nonskimmer

    Nonskimmer Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    8,829
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Naval Electronics Technician
    Location:
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Ratings:
    +2 / 1 / -0
Loading...

Share This Page