Pilot killed in aerobatics crash

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  1. Colin1

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    Dam, that sitnks.
     
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    2009 has really been a bad year for deaths and accidents :(
     
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    Did you know of her GG?
    from your neck of the woods...
     
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    Very sad news...
     
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    I knew of her and her abilities, but have never met her personally. Wish I had though, I've seen her acrobatics. :(

    She's from Santa Paula, which is about 425 miles south of me.
     
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    I must to up to the skies again, to the white clouds and the grey,
    And all I ask is a high launch, and the chance to ‘get away’;
    And the wing’s surge, and the wind’s song, and the quiet clouds’ drifting,
    And a heat-haze on the land’s face, and the warm air’s lifting

    I must go up to the skies again, for the call to soar and glide,
    Is a free call, and a clear call, that may not be denied;
    And all I ask is a sunlit day, and the bright height’s gaining,
    ‘Neath the ‘new-cu’ that towers above, and it’s lift maintaining

    I must go up to the skies again, to the peace of silent flight,
    To the gull’s way, and the hawk’s way, and the free wings’ delight;
    And all I ask is a friendly joke with a laughing fellow rover,
    And a large beer, and a deep sleep, when the long flight’s over.

    — Robbie, RAE Gliding Club, ‘Sailplane Gliding’ magazine.

    The blue skies is your home now.
    May you rest in peace. :salute:
     
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    That's a real shame. I hope someone finds the cause of the crash.

    Charles
     
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    Fair winds and blue skies....:salute:
     
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    Santa Paula airport will never be the same. When we got the news on Saturday, I was at the Camarillo airshow, and there were a lot of long faces from it. She was a great pilot, mentor and friend to many. I will be donating a few of my photos of her to her memorial.

    We'll miss you Vicki...
     

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    Blue Skies, R.I.P.
     
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