Gary Ward #2 on left in MX2. Me in Pitts #3 on right.
Bill Gordon in modified Christen Eagle #4. Did the
"missing man" flight for the burial at sea. Pulled up
and flew west. I think I did it right.
Last photo is Freddy starting the Beech 18. He's second
from right in the red/white four Pitts gas pump photo.
next to Fred at the pumps.
Fred's last S-2C was the yellow/black in the
Before that, he had a red/white S-2C, parked
here at the front of my hangar:
Fred had a phenomenal amount of Waco and
Pitts time. Not too many people will ever log
tens of thousands of hours of biplane time,
especially in the future.
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Nice tribute to a fascinating life.
"now they make you fly 20 hours with all that crap you gotta go through"
"People come to Key West for four things..."
I like him. I really like him.
I'm guessing it was a national week of mourning in the Conch Republic.