Flying Tiger Line
Pilots Association

Flown West

flownwest“To fly west, my friend, is a flight we all must take for a final check." (Author unknown)

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Destination (Author unknown)

I hope there's a place way up in the sky,

Where airmen can go when they die.

A place where a guy can buy a cold beer,

For a friend and a comrade, whose memory is dear.

A place where no doctor or lawyer can tread,

Nor a management type would ere be caught dead.

Just a quaint little place, kind of dark, full of smoke,

Where they like to sing loud, and love a good joke.

The kind of a place where a lady could go,

And feel safe and protected by the men she would know.

There must be a place where old airmen go,

When their paining is finished, and their airspeed gets low.

Where the whiskey is old, and the women are young,

And songs about flying and dying are sung.

Where you'd see all the fellows who'd flown west before,

And they'd call out your name, as you came through the door.

Who would buy you a drink, if your thirst should be bad,

And relate to others, "He was quite a good lad."

And then through the mist, you'd spot an old guy,

You had not seen in years, though he taught you to fly.

He'd nod his old head, and grin ear to ear,

And say, "Welcome, my son, I'm pleased that you're here,

For this is the place where true flyers come,

When their journey is over, and the war has been won.

They've come here at last to be safe and alone,

From the government clerk, and the management clone,

Politicians and lawyers, the Feds and the noise,

Where all hours are happy, and these good ole boys,

Can relax with a cool one, and well deserved rest,

This is heaven my son..... You've passed your last test!"

High Flight

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth

And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;

Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth

Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things

You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung

High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there

I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung

My eager craft through footless halls of air.

Up, up the long delirious, burning blue,

I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace

Where never lark, or even eagle flew -

And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod

The high untresspassed sanctity of space,

Put out my hand and touched the face of God.

Pilot Officer Gillespie Magee
No 412 squadron, RCAF
Killed 11 December 1941

I'll Remember You

I look up to the clouds and

See your smiling face,

I remember you so well and

All your flying grace.

For we were young happy

And the flying was so great.

It was that common love we

Shared that sealed our bond

And fate.

In all our days of Tiger flights,

We circled the world and saw its sights.

God bless your gentle folded wings,

I will always remember these treasured things.

by Pat Johnson Bliss

Memories from 30 Years of Flying the Line with Flying Tigers and FedEx
By Capt. Bill Austin
Flying Tigers/FedEx, Retired

  • Sunrises seen from the high flight levels that make the heart soar.
  • The patchwork quilt of the great plains from FL 370 on a day when you can see forever.
  • Cruising mere feet above a billiard-table-flat cloud deck at mach .86, with your chin on the glare shield and your face as close as you can get it to the windshield.
  • Punching out the top of a low overcast while climbing 6,000 feet per minute.
  • The majesty and grandeur of towering cumulus.
  • Rotating at VR and feeling 800,000 plus pounds of airplane come alive as she lifts off.
  • The delicate threads of St. Elmo’s Fire dancing on the windshield at night.
  • The twinkle of lights on the Japanese fishing fleet far below, on a night crossing of the North Pacific.
  • Cloud formations that are beautiful beyond description.
  • Ice fog in Anchorage on a cold winter morning.
  • Seeing geologic formations that no ground-pounder will ever see.
  • The chaotic, non-stop babble of radio transmissions at O’Hare or Kennedy during the afternoon rush.
  • The quietness of center frequency at night during a transcontinental flight.
  • The welcome view of approach lights appearing out of the mist just as you reach minimums.
  • Lightning storms at night over the Midwest.
  • The soft, comforting glow of the instrument panel in a dark cockpit.
  • The dancing curtains of colored light of the aurora on a winter-night Atlantic crossing.
  • The taxiway names at O’Hare… before they were renamed: The Bridge, Lakeshore Drive, Old Scenic, New Scenic, Outer, The Bypass, Cargo, North-South…
  • The majestic panorama of an entire mountain range stretched out beneath you from horizon to horizon.
  • Lenticular clouds over the Sierras.
  • The brief, yet tempting, glimpse of runway lights…. after you’ve already committed to the missed approach.
  • The Alps in winter.
  • The lights of London at night from FL350.
  • Squall lines that run as far as you can see.
  • Exotic lands with exotic food.
  • Maneuvering the airplane through day lit canyons between towering cumulus clouds.
  • The deep blue-gray of the sky at FL 430.
  • The hustle and bustle of Hong Kong Harbor.
  • The softness of a touchdown on a snow-covered runway.
  • Hearing the nosewheel spin down against the snubber in the well after takeoff. A delightful sound signaling that you were on your way!
  • Old Chinatown in Singapore… before it was torn down, modernized, and sterilized.
  • Watching the lightning show while crossing the ITCZ at night.
  • Long-tail boats speeding along the klongs in Thailand.
  • The quietly turning paddle fans in the lobby of the old Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
  • Dodging colored splotches of red and yellow light on the radar screen at night.
  • The sound of foreign accents on the radio.
  • Luxury hotels.
  • To paraphrase the eloquent aviation writer, Ernie Gann, “The allure of the slit in a China girl's skirt.”
  • Sunsets of every color imaginable.
  • The tantalizing glow of the flashing strobe lights just before you break out of the clouds on approach.
  • Yosemite Valley from above.
  • The almost blindingly-brilliant-white of a towering cumulus cloud.
  • A cold San Miguel in Hong Kong after a long day’s flying.
  • Ocean crossings.
  • The taxiway sentry (with his flag & machine gun) at the old Taipei downtown airport.
  • Seventy-thousand-foot-high thunderstorm clouds in the tropics.
  • Sipping Pina Coladas in a luxury hotel bar, while a typhoon rages outside.
  • Chinese Junks bobbing in Aberdeen harbor.
  • Watching the latitude count down to zero on the INS, and seeing it switch from “N” to “S” as you cross the equator.
  • Wake Island at sunrise.
  • Oslo Harbor at dusk.
  • Icebergs in the North Atlantic.
  • Contrails.
  • Pago Harbor, framed by puffy cumulus clouds in the late afternoon.
  • The camaraderie of a good crew.
  • Ferryboat races in Sydney Harbour.
  • Experiencing all the lines from the old Jo Stafford tune…
  • See the pyramids along the Nile.
  • See the sunrise on a tropic isle.
  • See the market place in old Algiers.
  • Send home photographs and souvenirs.
  • Fly the ocean in a silver plane.
  • See the jungle when it’s wet with rain.
  • White picket fences in Auckland.
  • Trade winds.
  • White sandy beaches lined with swaying palms.
  • Double-decker buses in London.
  • The endless expanse of white on a polar crossing.
  • The Star Ferry in Hong Kong.
  • Bangkok after a tropical rain.
  • Mono Lake and the steep wall of the Sierra Nevada range when approached from the east.
  • The bus ride to Stanley... on the upper deck front seat of the double-decker bus.
  • The Long Bar at the Raffles.
  • Heavy takeoffs from the reef runway at HNL.
  • Landings in the B-747 when the only way you knew you had touched down was the movement of the spoiler handle.
  • Jimmy’s Kitchen.
  • The deafening sound of tropical raindrops slamming angrily against the windshield, accompanied by the hurried slap, slap, slap of the windshield wipers while landing in a torrential downpour in Manila.
  • Endless ripples of sand dunes across the trackless miles of the Sahara desert.
  • Miller’s Pub in Chicago.
  • German beer.
  • The white cliffs of Dover.
  • Oom-pa-pa music at Meyer Gustels in Frankfurt.
  • Fjords in Norway.
  • The aimless compass, not knowing where to point as you near the top of the world on a polar crossing.
  • The old Charlie-Charlie NDB approach into Kai Tak.
  • Brain bags crammed with charts to exotic places.
  • The Peak tram in Hong Kong.
  • Breaking out of the clouds on the IGS approach to runway 13 at Kai Tak, and seeing a windshield full of “checkerboard.”
  • An empty weight takeoff in a B-747.
  • The bustle of Nathan Road on a summer day.
  • Sliding in over Crystal Springs reservoir for a visual approach and landing on 1R in SFO.
  • The smell of tropical blooms when you step off the plane in Fiji.
  • The quietness of a DC-10 cockpit.
  • Main gear touching down while the 747 cockpit is still 70 feet in the air.
  • The Eagle Pub in Cambridge.
  • The coziness of a B-747 cockpit.
  • Good flight engineers.
  • The Burma Road.
  • CAT IIIb autolands in the DC-10 on a foggy day, when you feel the wheels touch before you ever see the ground.
  • The rush of a full-speed-brakes descent at barber pole in a B-727.
  • The back-door approach into Kai Tak in a B-747 with your wingtip skimming the rooftops of Yau Yat Chen as you make the steep turn to final.
  • The twists and turns of the noise-abatement departure out of Osaka’s old Itami Airport.
  • Deadheading in First Class.
  • The Canarsie approach into JFK.
  • The “Gas Station” in Frankfurt.
  • The Eiffel Tower.
  • Max gross weight takeoffs.
  • Cross-wind landings.
  • Good co-pilots.
  • A large handful of thrust levers, each one connected to 50,000+ pounds of thrust.
  • Man-sized rudder pedals… as big as pie plates.
  • “Leak-checking” your eyelids on a long night flight.
  • And, as one close friend pointed out, payday!
FIRST LAST Start
FTL
End
FTL
DOB DOD CAUSE
A. O. 'Dale' Alexander 6/66 10/81 1/30/32 10/5/81 N
Jim Alexander 10/29/1919 ??
Ray Allen  9/6/46 1/15/81  1/15/21  8/5/99
Howard F. Amrhein 10/50 7/86 07/14/22 7/29/88 N
Judith Anderson
R C Anderson 10/2/2012
William Baker 10/49 9/77 09/12/17 513//89 N Diab
James Baldwin 10/21/1934 11/05/2008
Jon Balasek 6/3/2004
Jack Ballard 7/8/1936 11/22/2008
Tom Barclay 4/53 12/55 ?/?/23 12/85 A/C Acc. w/M.Todd
Ron Barnett 3/17/1940 12/23/1998
Richard Bassett 4/29/1921 8/4/2009
Merrie Chu Batten
Ivan Battern 4/17/1925 12/4/2011
Bob Bax  4/55 8/26/28 12/22/00
Howard Bayne 8/07/1922 3/10/2015
Marcel Beaudu 7/9/79 6/4/50 10/22/01 N H
Dennis Beaulieu 5/25/1952 9/18/2010
Charles E. Bellows  1/9/16 10/4/92 N
Richard Bentley 5/8/1926 9/12/2015
Bertil Bentzlin 3/18/1922 10/25/1999
John Bilotta 2/12/1925 3/7/2013
William H. Bitner 10/49 1/77 01/17/17 7/85 N
Albert Biuso 4/14/1925 5/03/2003
Sterling 'Inky' Blackwell 4/28/53 7/4/23 3/14/01 N C
Robert L. Blanck 1946 5/1976 5/27/1916 10/22/1994
James L. Bledsoe 1950 1973 10/25/13 11/10/99
Donald Blinn 2/1/1923 8/10/2011
John "Jack" Bliss 09/07/1922 07/22/2010
Trudy Theresa Bogert 4/12/1930 6/29/2012
Bob Bologna 1978 1989 10/8/43 5/13/96
George Bock 2/8/1914
Dudley Boleware 9/26/1939 7/27/2008
Glen R. Borchard  8/22/66 3/24/32 6/16/00 N
Rocky Borough 7/19/1930
Nicholas Bouja 11/1/1938 4/20/2007
Brad Bowers 5/11/1936 11/4/2016
Carey Edwin Bowles 04/8/1921 07/20/2011
Kenneth Boyd 10/8/1927 3/29/2007 NC
Barney Boydstun 2/14/1933 7/21/2009
William H. Jr. Boyers 4/21/1923 9/08/2009
Randy Brooks
Jacualine Brotman
D. R. Brown 8/51 ?/?/? ?? A/C Acc. Africa?
Howard Brown
Millard "Curly" Brumfield 11/14/1924 5/1/2006
William Brunton 8/27/1931 7/12/2008
Clo Brusco
Gaylord Burgwald 9/2/1934 2/1/2006
Grady Burt 3/15/1962 1049 accident near Guam
Douglas Buskey 10/49 9/79 09/30/19 1/94 N
Jay E. "Buzz" Callinan 4/15/1922 4/17/2000
Joseph Calton 12/15/1956 10/6/1918 9/17/1996
John Campbell 10/11/1938 12/07/2015
Malcolm E. Canaday 8/50 5/66 ?/?/17 5/66 N
Jim Carey  7/14/1938 11/20/2016
Janet Wilder Carson
Gerald J. Casey 10/19/1919 2/23/2008
Lewis H. Cason 5/51 2/67 01/21/21  4/78 N
David Cawthorne 2/10/37 7/10/2009
C. H. Cerniway 3/54 12/80 05/13/20 12/80 N
Andrew A. Jr. Chambers 12/50 10/82 10/06/22 1/5/87 N
Anatole Frenchy Chauvin 12/6/1955 8/7/1989 1/21/1928 10/28/2012
Lloyd Churchey 2/9/1917 3/12/2008
Ray Churlonis 6/19/1950 1/22/2010
John Ciganko 5/23/36 7/4/09
Chuck Clark 12/05/1927 06/14/2015
Warren "Pinly" Clark 8/07/1921 3/20/2015
Clayborne P. Claunch 12/56 7/62 A/C Acc. Guam
Geraldine Clemente FTL crash, Tachikawa, Japan
Bonnie Colton
Harold Colton 11/28/1929 5/22/2013
Bob Conrath  8/50 12/73 12/29/1913  8/8/1992
Michael Coppola 10/4/1947 10/31/2005
Daniel Cork 12/11/1928 2/17/14
Tom Cotton 1/18/2002
Betty Crowley 10/22/2002
Paul Crowley 10/2/1924 10/21/04 N C
David L. Crapo 9/61 12/62 12/62 1049H Accident w/Rader -Burbank
Jim Cullen 12/23/04
Charles C. Culver 1/66 5/88 03/28/1939 5/15/88 N H
Charles Cumiford 5/12/1934 7/10/04
Roger Cumin 12/231944 8/31/2011
Judith Vaughn
Curtis
Donald Cutcomb 12/02/1924 5/05/2013
Jim Dalby 10/01/2001
John Max Davidson
Richard Dean  6/8/55  5/24/29 4/96
David B. Defieux 3/29/1950 4/17/2011
Ron Dehertogh  8/3/1949 12/10/95
Joseph DeLazerda 10/26/1926 2/18/2005
Art Del Nero
Ed Dennis 3/78 12/83 04/07/1952 12/83 Lt. A/C Acc.
Peter J. Deschenes 12/2/1925 6/25/2001
Mark Devereaux 8/51 8/85 08/24/25 12/88 Glider Acc.
Matthew Devine 12/18/37 4/23/2012
John Dewey Sr. 1/26/1920 7/19/2012
John Dewey Jr. 9/28/2002
Danny Dileo 12/23/1932 9/4/2009
Linda Dillingham
Lora Direnzo 10/16/1931 1/17/2008
John "Dobbie" Dobson 05/01/1922 06/16/2015
William G. Dodds 11/6/1935 7/13/1997
George R. Donahoe 8/46 12/58 9/9/58 1049H Accident Japan
George A. Edge 6/50 03/79 05/13/24 03/79 N H
William Ellery 11/30/32 11/1/03
Wayne Elliott 3/3/2007
Mel Ellsworth 11/15/28 6/6/03
Paul M. Entz 11/54 12/64 ?/?/30 12/24/1964 1049H Accident w/Richard
David"Eric" Erickson 08/14/1943 10/06/2015
Marjorie Evans
John P. Ewald 9/50 8/75 11/03/18 8/75 NLukC
Thomas W. Farrell 4/55 7/81 10/01/28 7/23/81 N H
Joe Felczak 4/21/27 4/13/2009
Joe Femmenino 1/6/2007
Harold Ferrara 11/18/1923 12/22/2012
Brian M. Ferris 4/65 12/65 12/65 1049H Accident w/Reed FE
Gordon Fink
Emmet G. Flood 10/49 7/62 ?/?/16 7/62 U
Robert E. Foley 1/51 7/70 05/02/11 7/70 DC-8
Accident w/ Treft @NAHA
George Forero 1/26/1920 7/1986
Ray Foster  9/1/50  6/24/22 10/16/97
William Franklin  6/8/50  3/20/1914 3/14/96
Earl Thomas Fredericksen 1/3/1926 7/3/2015
Theodore M Freedell 3/2/1934 6/10/2010
Dale G. Frew 7/61 7/81 07/11/32 7/11/81 N

Yolanda

Frey
1958 FTL
crash, Tachikawa, Japan
Gene Gasselle 1/22/1926 10/7/2013
James  E. Garrett Jr. 7/62 9/23/62 Ditching in Atlantic
Joe Gaudino 2/14/55 2/20/86 2/20/26 3/3/04
Bob J. Gazzaway 1/53 3/62 /?/?/25 3/62 1049H
Accident
w/Thomas
Rod Gehrett 10/50 06/24/21 7/20/83 N
Warren R. Gentry 1/11/1944 12/18/1983
William A. George 12/56 7/70 12/19/21 8/70 DC-8 Accident w/Treft
Naha
Ara Ghazarossian
Bob Gibson 11/17/1938 3/11/2016
Warren F. Gin 12/51 9/55 ?/?/22 9/24/1955 DC-4 Acc.Btn Honolulu-Wake
Phillip B. Gold 12/54 7/70 04/02/21 6/70 N
John, Jr. Goldsmith 11/26/52 12/9/2004
John Golich 6/18/2004
Franklyn Graff 4/49 2/82 02/18/22 8/85 N
Alvin Grant 3/1/1938 3/27/2012
Jim Grant 7/29/1940 9/1/1997
Roz Grashaw 04/23/1926 06/16/2015
Ray Gray 12/30/1927 1/8/2002
Charles E. Greber 12/47 2/52 ?/?/18 1/7/1953 DC-4  accident
Seattle
Jack Grey 11/56 12/64 12/64 1049H Accident w/Rader
Tom T. Grider 4/57 12/80 03/26/30 3/11/84 N
Charles Griffith 8/19/1936 3/06/2014
Marvin Griffith 12/16/33 9/8/04
Cliff G. Groh 11/45 12/67 /?/?17 12/80 N
Niles L. Grover 6/27/1921 8/29/2011
Ed Guariglia 12/3/1935 2/18/1993
Lee Gunderson 2/21/2003
Kenneth "Salty" Halls 7/24/1929 6/25/1999
Francis W. Halpin 4/55 2/89 12/18/29 2/18/89 B747 Accident Kuala Lumpur
Robert Hamby 5/20/1919 3/29/2006
Dick Hamm 11/27/1925 1/7/2015
Stancil J. Hampton 1/51 4/73 04/16/13 3/84 N H
Christopher Haney
Eric Harris  2/1/43 6/95
Dave Hart 8/26/1922 2/5/1994
Donald Hassig 2/15/1919 7/4/2012
Robert Hawes 10/4/1918 2/19/2006
Dottie Moak Hawkins
Frank L. Hawkins 7/50 12/66 ?/?/17 12/66 CL-44 Accident
DaNang
Thomas C. Haywood 10/45 9/77 09/13/17 12/78 N H
Donald J. Hazen 4/26/1918 6/29/2009
Ralph W. Hedden 1/46 10/80 10/22/20 1/10/87 Boat Acc.
Rosalie Ortega Hedden
Duke Hedman  6/1/45  12/19/16 5/24/95
Alan Heller 3/2/1925 1/28/2011
Harvey Heller 4/27/18 11/17/03
Ken E. Henderson 10/49 1/82 12/28/28 1/14/82 N C
James Hengehold 12/08/2002
Daniel W. Hennessy 4/55 12/64 7/20/31 12/24/64 1049H
Accident San Bruno Mtn
Robert S. Henry 2/15/1922 2/10/2002
Edward J. Herbert 4/57 3/76 05/18/30 3/76 N
John Hess 1/31/37 3/9/2012
Charles W. Hicks 3/47 3/70 06/13/20 3/7/70 N
Joyce Oslund Hickman
Samuel Higginbotham 9/10/1930 8/5/2004
Boyd C. Higley 10/30/1925 9/2/1999
Richard Lee Hill 3/21/1942 6/7/2012
Carlyle R. Hirschberg 7/10/1922 10/21/1995
William R. Hoey 9/50 7/75 9/21/13 7/75 N
Wayne Hoffman 3/9/1923 3/31/2012
Calvin Holderman 06/03/1938 02/7/2014
Herbert Holmes 4/4/1936 12/14/2006
John L. Holmes 2/49 7/68 07/01/08 9/75 N
Raymond Hopcus 11/16/1936 10/14/2014
Donald "DK" Hopkins 1950 1988 6/9/24 10/9/04
Jean Keith Hopkins
Daniel P. Hoolihan 3/7/1933 1/9/2000
Lloyd Hoopes 10/46 7/89 10/24/21 7/89 N H
Paul Horwitz 11/21/1936 9/18/2009
Margaret J Hough 3/14/1929 3/6/2009 Click here to view photos from
Marge's reception
Michael Howe 2/19/1942 7/9/2012
M. John Howell 7/51 02/05/20 ? N
Harry Huckins 1956 1973  11/1/20 7/17/97  N
Neville P. Hugelmeyer 5/13/1936 6/18/2011
Morgan Hughes 3/21/1920 10/07/2010
Thomas D. Hunt 4/65 12/65  8/24/40 12/65 1049H Accident w/Reed CP
William Hyatt 4/23/1940 3/17/2014
Brian Hyde  12/16/48 10/15/98
William H. Ice 1/47 ?/?/12 10/71 N
Michael R. Jackson 8/65 12/66 ?/?/42 12/66 CL-44 Accident
w/Hawkins Danang
Frank Jackson 2/50 1/77 01/30/17 12/92 N
Grace Janasko
Robert A. Jenkins 7/19/1918 10/1980
James J. Jennings 7/23/1925 8/13/2003
Richard Jennings  4/21/65  8/11/40 11/25/95
Art John 9/9/1930 11/10/2014
Benjamin C. Johnson 4/30/1932 1/3/2000
Elinar Herbert Johnson 11/27/1921 12/24/2008
J.D. Johnson 6/19/1935 3/28/2015
Kenneth G. Johnson 9/16/1942 10/27/2007
James M. Johnstone 3/62 3/62 1049H
Accident Adak
Walter T. Jorgensen 8/2/1922 8/31/2002
Richard Kaehn 1/28/1923 9/13/2003
Steven Kafka 8/12/1924 1/16/2005
Richard Keefer 9/55 12/85 09/10/29 12/20/85 N C
Alfred L. Kelleman 4/55 06/06/25 2/72 N
Russ E. Kelley 6/50 3/79 03/25/19 12/80 U
John Keenan  12/6/56 2/22/32 5/17/98
William Kennedy 3/15/1962 1049
accident near Guam
John Kenney 6/15/1924 7/23/1999
Ted Kingham
Robert G. Kirn 1/11/1925 7/21/1999
George Kocisko 6/15/1936 11/5/2013
William Korth 11/48 4/81 04/16/21 12/28/82 N
Raymond V. Korty 10/48 ?/?/17 2/66 N
Jack Kray 7/61 02/02/23 12/80 N
James R. Kroon 04/26/1938 4/6/2006
Karl Krout  6/16/1937 10/20/2016
Connie Jo Lafferty
Tom Laird  9/5/49  5/24/15 2/14/98
Ray Lamb 9/5/32 5/9/2005
John Lamping  12/50 10/80 3/21/20 4/28/95
William M.
Lancer
10/10/1922 7/29/2004
J. V. 'Skip" Lane 1/46 3/61 ?/?/17 3/61 N
Jacqueline Lange
Morten Larson 12/31/01
Diane Laverty
William Lawrence 7/07/1936 3/20/2014
Stanley T. Lebedis 8/4/1931 11/30/2001
Lucien LeClere 6/1/20 7/8/2009
Rudy J. Libra 12/50 ?/?/17 9/9/1958 1049H
accident w/Donohue
Robert Livingston 3/9/1927 4/30/2015
Ernest W. 'Bus Loane 10/50 03/11/17  1/78 N
John Locke 6/20/1928 3/29/2015
Nicholas Loughlin 1/6/1924 5/7/1980
John Long 8/2/08 7/19/03
William E. Lord 8/62 1/87 03/19/35 1/4/87 N
Ed Lowe  8/50 6/77  6/27/17 5/9/00
W.C. Lowe 1/52 1/7/1953 DC-4 accident
w/Greber
Earle L. Lowry 12/52 3/78 03/28/18 8/13/93 ?
Fred Lynch  4/12/65 2/91 08/03/38 2/8/91 NH
Tony Machado N
Tony Maiuro 12/6/24 4/18/01
Mary (Armentrout) Marble 3/3/1937 7/8/1992
Joseph Marshall 10/18/1923 10/22/1998
Gene Martin  7/7/66  5/3/35 12/20/98  N C
Jack L. Martin 9/50 2/70 12/08/20 2/70 N H
James M Martin 9/49 10/83 10/18/23 12/29/88 N H
Robert Martin 12/30/1922 6/11/2011
James Mathis 6/24/1927 11/19/1998
Marcie Massie 07/01/1934 06/22/2001
Lavern Mays 11/22/1920 9/9/2014
R. W. Maxey 5/55 7/85 02/24/28 7/20/85 N H
Martha Maxham
Guy McAlister  10/18/55  7/29/32 10/27/98
Robert McCallister 1/20/1923 8/5/1997
Harold McCarthy 3/4/1939 9/2/2014
Clayton E. McClellan 3/62 3/62 ?/?/30 3/62 1049H Accident w/Thomas
Don McComas 9/3/1942 10/19/2016
William McCune 10/30/1940 4/24/2011
Eve Hindbo McFadden
John J. McGrail 3/20/1923 4/17/2009
Roy G. McLain  8/2/55 7/73 07/03/13 4/20/93 N H
Stuart J. McMahon 9/49 3/76 03/31/16 8/26/87 N
Arthur W. S. McNamara 3/9/1928 7/26/2008
John Meckel 4/28/1921 1969
Theodore Menk 12/27/1923 10/27/2012
Grace Meredith
B. M. Merrell 1/52 1/7/1953 DC-4 accident
w/Greber
Dwight Metcalf 5/27/31 6/1/94
Raymond George Miller 8/24/1949 8/25/2010
Ralph F. Mitchell 10/50 3/84 03/17/24 12/9/93 N C
Thomas Mitchell 1949 2009 4/23/1919 6/30/2016
Paul Mlinar 9/28/1909 12/24/1993
Charles A. Moffett 8/51 5/62 ?/?/14 5/62
Alfred "Dale" Mobley 4/12/1921 11/03/2012
Vern Moldrem 5/30/30 10/26/2005
Reinard Mollman 11/8/1924 1/23/2003
Donald Moore 6/5/2009
James Moore 3/10/1932 4/27/2001
Lloyd J. Moore 9/56 12/66 ?/?22 12/66 CL-44 Accident w/Hawkins
DaNang
Michael Morganroth 1954 7/3/2011
John Morreale 9/21/1923 8/24/2011
Jack F. Morris 9/49 4/79 04/17/19 2/89 N C
Manual Morris 10/2/1937 9/21/2014
George Frank Morrow 3/24/24 10/14/04

Ruth

Mudd
1962 FTL
plane ditch in Atlantic
George D. Mulcahy 12/87 07/29/29 11/15/93 ?????

Hildegard

Muller
FTL
flight between Guam & Clark AFB
Harold "Hal" Mulvaney 1919 11/22/08
Mack Murphree 4/21/1932 8/22/2008 Crash in Velocity
John D. Murray 7/50 12/66 ?/?/18 1966 Sea Acc.
Wake Isl.
Jerome K Murray 10/06/1934 12/07/2015
Glen A. Myer 8/46 6/72 06/28/12 12/84 N
George M. Nau 3/62 3/62 1049H Accident West of Guam
Rowan Neff  10/23/49  5/5/19 5/27/99
Lawrence W. Nelson 7/13/1921 7/24/2001
Arthur Neuenhaus 8/20/1932 1/3/2007
Robert Neumann 2/10/1924 10/1986
John Newcomer 5/15/1916 5/31/2006
David Nicholson 1/28/1921 12/8/2008
Gerald Norian 10/17/26 6/14/2009
Bernie Nowlen 5/28/1947 05/31/2015
Eugene Olson 10/19/1932 05/31/2015
Roy H. 'Ole' Olson 10/50 12/81 12/27/21 4/10/89 N LC
Leo One
Bill Orlicky 11/?/01
Eugene O'Sullivan 3/26/1933 1/1981
Bruce Oswald 3/66 8/89 10/12/1932 4/01/2015
Eugene "Gino" Pagley 10/8/1931 2009
B.J. Palamar 10/56 9/9/58 1049H Acc. w/Donohue
Near Tokyo
Olive Parker
Art Parker 5/28/2004
Robt. W. Parker 3/1/62 9/23/62 1049H Acc. w/Murray
Larry Partridge 10/29/1936 8/28/2015
Paul Patterson 1/28/66 6/20/39 4/28/01
William F. Pattison 10/2/1919 6/19/2010
Peter Paz
Roger Peake
Wayne W. Peake 5/51 12/78 05/19/25 1/2/79 N C
George Penland 12/54 8/74 ?/?/22 8/74 Auto Acc.
Ronald Penton 11/56 8/78 08/30/18 2/18/89 B747 Accident
w/Halpin Kaula Lumpur
Peter Peralta 6/12/2002
Albert Perrault 1975 1915 4/1/2003 Betty flew west
8/8/2002
Paul W. Perry 7/51 10/22/17 5/25/77 N
Charles (Fred) Peterson Jr 8/7/1940 4/6/2008
Richard Petrick 5/04/1925 3/3/2006
Gene Petrie 6/6/1933 7/20/2014
Frank Piche 7/51 07/14/22 1/1/81 N H
Joseph E. Pickerel 11/24/1923 2/14/1983
Edgar Pinke 9/49 05/23/19 10/19/91 N C
Clarence F. Pocius 10/50 8/76 08/06/16 8/15/92 N
Bob Poindexter 1961 1991 12/27/31 4/5/2003
Mark Poindexter 2/21/2003
Raymond Poole 12/4/1922 5/4/1991
William Popp 3/3/1940 6/8/2014
Mel Ports 7/7/1932 8/28/2008
Edward Powell 9/9/1916 5/5/2004
Rayford Powell 7/9/1930 9/24/2008
Robert H. Power 7/50 1/12/1913 12/68 N
James J. Powers 8/50 3/66 ?/?/20 3/66 N H
Alfred Pozzoli 10/30/1921 5/23/2005
Carlos Prentis 2/51 06/27/21 5/17/91 N
Robert W. Prescott 1/45 March-78 5/5/13 3/3/78 N C
Pete Prichard 1965 1989 2/17/39 9/15/02
Jerry Proctor  7/2/62  6/10/33 10/23/94
Martina Pross
Jack Pugh 6/23/1919 2/1986
Rosa Quasada
Karl C. Rader 10/50 12/62 ?/?/24 12/62 1049H Accident Burbank
Howard R Raefield 8/19/1937 11/5/2011
Joseph Rafferty 8/22/2001
Robert "Catfish" Raine 2/22/18 5/25/2005
Ed Rector 4/26/2001
E. D. 'Pete' Reed 10/50 12/65 ?/?/17 12/65 1049H Accident  Colorado

Christal

Reiter
&nbnbsp; FTL
flight between Guam & Clark AFB
Leonard A. Renda 4/24/1933
John Reyburn
Jabez A. Richard 12/50 12/64 ?/?/18 12/64 1049H
Accident San Bruno Mtn
Judy Riley
Javada "Jadie" Rimmer 8/31/1946 5/1/2011
Clarence "Pete" Rinne 3/04/19 02/07/2009
Russ Risk 9/23/29 5/21/04
John Ristaino 5/29/1928 7/17/2014
Paul "Jim" Ritter 1/6/1922 6/27/1974
H. "Robbie" Robinson 12/19/2005
R. John 'Jack' Robinson 8/67 2/89 08/07/34 2/18/89 B747 Accident w/Halpin
Kaula Lumpur
Russell J. Rodriguez 12/52 7/62 ?/?/24 7/62 N H
Prestwick
Kyle
Roser
01/09/1960 06/05/2015
John "Dick" Rossi 5/17/1950 4/19/1975 4/19/1915 4/17/2008
Ronald Rounce 9/12/45 9/7/99 NC
Sam Royall  7/15/50  9/23/19  1/20/98
Marco Rubulcava
Edward J Rushton 2/4/1928 7/29/2008 NC
Jack Russell  6/8/46  1/6/21 2/14/95
Walter Sahaydak 4/6/1928 1/15/2008
Dave Saltrese 7/21/1931 8/27/2008
Marty Salva 1922 7/30/2014
Alan Samford  5/1/51 7/8/99
Leroy "Sam" Samuelson 10/25/1926 12/7/2013
Donald Sanders 10/8/1921 4/21/2013
Jim A Sanders 3/29/17 3/29/04
Mark Sattler 11/8/1922 6/22/1991
Bob Saunders  1/27/66  1/6/35 1/29/97
Ethel Savas 1957 1st Greek Interpreter
Richard Shaklee 6/16/2002
Erik Schilling 1967 1979 3/28/16 3/18/2002
Richard Schwanky 9/3/1930 3/22/2005
Weldon W. Schweigert 8/66 12/93 01/11/34 1/29/97 N ?
William Seamans 3/25/1920 4/10/2015
Bernard Seidner 12/22/1930 10/1/2006
Brent Sensabaugh 2/6/1942 10/24/2009
John Sequeira 1/2/43 9/5/04
Arthur F. Seymour 11/46 3/71 11/30/15 3/16/71 N
James S. Seymour 12/56 5/78 02/23/27 5/25/78 Light plane Acc.
Carl Sharp 12/91 NC
Roderick Sharp 2/7/1939 9/13/2000
Gillman L. Shelton 9/50 7/66 ?/?/19 7/66 N
Spencer E. Sidney 7/64 11/76 06/07/32 11/76 N
Ellie Silver
Scott Simpson 6/18/42 7/3/04

Betty

Sims
1962 FTL
plane ditch in Atlantic
Douglas Skaggs 6/10/1934 3/15/2012
Cricket Smith
Melvin Smith 3/16/1918 1/7/2015
Noah Smith  1999
Oakley Smith 9/25/24 4/18/2005
Ron Smith 2/28/33 12/15/03
Wayne "Red" Smith 12/21/1936 10/22/2008
Frederick M Snyder 1/22/1941 1/13/1996
Wayne P. Snyder 10/50 12/92 N
Arthur O. Soltwedel 11/54 5/74 11/17/1919 5/74 Auto Acc.
Billy Solomon
Pete Solomon 8/22/1924 12/1984
Michael Solway 10/01/1942 10/13/2010
Gary Sopher
Robert L. Souers 8/48 3/74 03/23/14 6/14/84 N
Harry Sroka 5/4/1936 5/6/2012
Gary Stearns  4/25/66  12/22/43 5/17/96 N C
Curtis R. Steiner 9/56 7/72 03/17/21 7/72 N
Bob Straley 5/16/1922 9/9/2005
Dick Stratford  9/11/49  12/29/21 6/25/95
Nancy Struss
Richard Stuelke 2/13/1917 8/15/2001
Lawrence Sullivan 2/9/1933 6/16/2005
Thomas Sullivan 6/19/1932 3/24/2015
George Sund 1/3/1923 3/20/2005
Robert Susi 3/78 July-86 12/10/45 7/16/86 U
Jack Swan 11/18/1931 7/4/2000
Patrick Sweeney
Richard Taggart 6/18/1951 2/27/1984 2/27/1924 4/13/2008
G. Kirk Talley 7/50 ?/?/18 12/59 N
Arthur "Al"
Taylor
2/21/1934 5/8/2014
Gene Taylor  1/4/47 9/1/80 9/7/20 3/4/98 C
Harry Taulbee
Bob
Tharp
5/10/1921 5/13/2013
Frank Therian 1/13/1931 9/23/2014
Gregory Thomas 7/50 3/62 ?/?/16 3/62 1049H Accident West of Guam
James C. Thomas 8/23/1928 2/2/2011
William Thornton 8/22/1924 2/1980
Robert Tobin 2/66 11/93 08/31/40 11/17/93 N H
Joseph Tosolini 10/22/1928 3/7/2012
Gerald Towne 3/10/1922 9/20/2012
Bill Towner  3/99
Nick Tramantano 4/15/1940 2/5/2016
C. Monte Treft 7/50 July-70 08/18/12 7/70 DC-8
Accident
Naha
Nancy Trenner 5/18/2009
Leroy Tripp  9/23/56  12/6/98
Rex Tripp 1951 1979 5/19/19 2/21/03
Tom Tucker 5/65 11/14/37 1/74
John P. Urnezis 7/51 06/19/18 10/19/75 N
Roy Van
Treuren
1/24/1928 4/15/2013
Art Vance 4/8/41 10/8/2005
Arthur Van Doren 1/24/1929 12/22/1983
Ron Voges 8/3/1947 10/13/2007
Arthur "Will" Volkman 5/17/1917 6/4/1997
Noel Von Urff 10/25/1936 7/21/1998
Arthur "Buck" Waldo 3/25/1920 4/10/2011
Herb Wall  1/27/46 5/11/1913

Barbara

Wamsley
FTL
flight between Guam & Clark AFB

Patricia

Wassum
1962 FTL
flight between Guam & Clark AFB
Harold P. Watkins 6/51 2/77 10/17/20 2/26/77 N H
John Webb 3/24/1923 9/23/1996
Ralph Webber 9/28/1929 10/7/2009
Robert E. "PX" Weber 2/11/1926 1/1/1992
Colin Webster 3/13/1948 3/5/2013
William Weldon 6/26/1934 1/15/1988
Charles "Chuck" Westcott 1/2/1939 6/1/2012
John White 12/50 5/79 05/31/19 3/13/91 N C
J. Michael White 7/29/1947 8/17/2007
Lawrence Whitney  8/17/51  1/7/2000
Jack Wibben 6/27/52 9/15/20 10/13/94
W. W. Wilkins 4/57 03/23/25 6/22/1987 N H
Verna Williams
Dick Wilson  7/16/51 8/1989 12/16/23  7/31/97
James Wilson 1/27/1942 8/14/2008
Robert J. Wish 1/51 3/62 1049H Accident West of Guam
Fred D. Wofford 4/65 9/79 07/13/38 9/79 Race A/C Acc.

Janet

Woodmansee
1953 First FTL crash, Seattle area
Woody Woodward  1949 1981 1921 3/2000 N
G.C. "Skip" Wright 1979 1988 7/6/1947 1988
Robert "Skee" Zalusky 4/1/1921 7/9/2011
Robert Zopfi 1955 1977 5/3/1923 2/16/2010

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