R.I.P Forum Member and Ace Spitfire Researcher Edgar Brooks:

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  1. Aozora

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    #1 Aozora, Nov 19, 2015
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    Sad to say guys, but long time forum member and a very highly regarded Spitfire researcher, Edgar Brooks, died a couple of days ago:

    Plane Talking - HyperScale's Aircraft Scale Model Discussion Forum:.....

    I'm sure we're all going to miss his knowledge and insight, and remember him as a gentleman.

    Thanks Edgar, for all your hard work and insightful contributions over the years.


    (note: I didn't quite know where to post this, so if a moderator wants to move it to a more appropriate place, I have no problems)
     
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    RIP Edgar. Thanks for the knowledge you freely gave to all of us.
     
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    Very sad to hear. A man of knowledge and class.
     
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    Yes he was Andy had a little correspondence with the fellow an was always helpful and kind.
     
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    Never like seeing these threads.

    My condolences to his family.
     
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    This is indeed sad news :(

    Condolences to his family and friends
     
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    Edgar was passionate about what he believed in, but he backed up his passion with first class knowledge. Wherever he is, I wish him well. he will be missed. Clear skies Edgar
     
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    Same here...
     
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    I didn't know him, but my condolences to his family.
     
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    I didn't know him either, but always sad to hear when a fellow member and enthusiast passes away.
     
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    RIP, mr. Brooks, we'll miss your contribution here.
    Condolences to the family.
     
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    I allways valued his contribution to the discussion. He will surely be missed. My condoleances to the family.
     
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    Very sad, and unexpected, news indeed. R.I.P. Edgar.
     
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    Rest in peace Edgar
     
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    Must agree with that...:(

    RIP Sir.
     
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    Condolences to his family and friends
     
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    With all here. Farewell, Edgar. Your contribution to the knowledge-base of aviation history, particularly related to Spitfires, was massive. Your generosity was legendary. You are already, and will continue to be, sorely missed.

    You have slipped the surly bonds of earth. May you dance the skies on laughter-silvered wings.

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    Well said BuffNut!

    RIP
     
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    Blue skies my friend, RIP
     
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