My friend Ed Maloney died yesterday afternoon of complications from heart problems. Very few people can say that they changed things single-handedly, but Ed Maloney did. As everyone at every air museum around the world I have ever spoken to […]
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Damn! What a month this is! ROBERT F. DORR: SEPTEMBER 11, 1939 – JUNE 13, 2016 There is no writer who ever lived who did not become a writer except through the assistance of those who came before. When I […]
I was expecting this. On Friday, May 27, my friend Dan Bowling came down with pneumonia and was admitted to the ER. On June 3, he was transferred to a hospice. He passed away this morning (Thursday) at 10 am. […]
Boy, the hits just keep on coming. I just learned that my friend of 30 years, Colonel Spiros “Steve” Pisanos, died yesterday. It’s a surprise but not really, since he was 96. I remember when I saw him last year, […]
Edgar Brooks died of cancer yesterday. He was only diagnosed with it recently, when it was terminal. He went immediately into hospital,. and was gone within days. There’s an argument to be made that was a blessing, but I’ll argue […]
I was just informed by a friend that Douglas Carrick, the accomplished draughtsman, aviation artist and historian who’s airplane drawings served generations of modelers worldwide, passed away last week, aged 85. Doug was a legendary figure who’s work was instrumental […]