Freds Retirement

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    A good friend of mine Fred Zolts, just retired as the manager of the March AFB Aero Club, he's been with them for 23 years. Fred is a blast, quick witted, always passing a comment to a good looking lady, and also a great pilot. He did stunt flying for several TV shows (TJ Hooker and Cloud Dancer) and organized a precision formation T-34 team known as Dragon Flight. Some of our Southern California guys (Eric, Syscom) probably have seen them at the local airshows. I was in California on Saturday, did some work on the L-29 but never got to fly the jet because of weather, but did attend his retirement parts which was held at the March AFB Museum, here are some Photos....

    It was a "Who's Who" of aviation attending this retirement, lots of fun....

    Fred is on the left
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    I talked to Fred at one of the CMA airshows. Nice guy and Dragon Flight is always fun to watch. I will have to see if I have video of them. I am pretty sure I shot some video of them last year.

    Sorry to hear the weather was crap again, Joe. You need to get out here with better weather!
     
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    Yea, it kind of sucked, but the party was good - Skyraider Bob daughter was there, The Wingwalker couple, come CAF people from SD, many showed, I think we'll see Fred around for a few more years....
     
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    He may have retired from managing the club, but I will bet he will keep flying. It's just too damn fun!
     
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    Yep, and still chasing the women!!!
     
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    That's fun too! ;)
     
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    Wow, my hats off to him!
     
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    And mine. :cool:


    Ok, I don't usually wear a hat, but you get the point. ;)
     
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    No can you please explain! :lol:
     
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