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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    With great sadness I must report that one of my former flight instructors Fred Robinson passed away on November 7th. I worked for Fred part time through out the mid and late 90s and it was at his school, "Great Western Soaring School" where I got my start flying and maintaining gliders. I always had a great working relationship with Fred and if it wasn't for him and his generosity, I probably wouldn't have my current job.

    The area where Great Western is located is known as "Crystal Aire" and is probably one of the best places in the world for soaring. Europeans go there in the summer time for mountain wave and thermals that are just outstanding. I once was told by a Swiss guy that if we were talking surfing, Crystal Aire would be considered the "North Shore."

    Anyway, Fred, I'll miss you - you were a former employer and flight instructor, but forever you'll be a mentor and a friend. RIP :salute:

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    Sorry for your loss Joe :salute:
     
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    good tribute Joe !

    RIP Fred, blue skies ahead
     
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    :salute: Blue skies and fair winds....
     
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    sorry for that loss Joe...
    RIP Fred!
     
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    Blue skies and tail winds, Fred. Sorry for your loss, Joe.
     
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    Great tribute, Joe. May your skies always be blue and full of thermals, Fred! :salute:
     
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    :salute: Sorry to hear about your loss Flyboyj.
     
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    :salute: RIP Fred. My condolences Joe.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear about that Joe.
     
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    Sorry for your loss Joe.

    :salute:
     
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    Sorry to hear the sad news, may he rest in peace in untroubled skies.
     
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    Sorry for your loss Joe, take care mate.
     
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    Sorry for your loss, Joe.
     
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    sorry for you loss Joe, take care.
     
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    Condolences Joe..:(

    :salute:
     
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    Sorry to hear of your loss
     
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    my condolences mate

    RIP Fred :salute:
     
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