25 September 1968 – Norman Macleod Paulsen was born on October 6, 1945, in Elmsford, NY. His mother said, “Ever since he was a little boy, he dreamed of flying.” He had enlisted in the Air Force and began his tour on August 3, 1968. He had the rank of First Lieutenant. On a mission
Charles P. Winters
Brigadier General Pete Winters has flown 4500 hrs total in 40 types and models of aircraft with 2000 hours in the F-100; 500 hours each in the F-4, T- 33 and T-38; 200 hours each in the F-104, F-111, T/A-37, F-15; a few hours in the BD5J, Draken, SNJ, Pitts and Texan II JPATS.
Pete Winters flew 298 combat missions in the F-100. The highest altitude he’s flown is 104,250ft in the NF-104 and his highest speed was 2.5 Mach in F-111F and F-15. The highest dynamic pressure was 1.3 Mach@ 1000 ft MSL in F-111C
He’d tell you his favorite airplane is the F-15 with the F-100 a close second. He grew up in St. Paul, MN but now lives happily in Myrtle Beach, SC.
“As a civilian, Mr. Winters worked as a Management Consultant and Vice President for Air Force programs for Cypress International. He then moved on to Westinghouse Electric Corporation, managing multiple overseas operations. Pete also served on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board studying the future of classified test resources.
From 1994 to 1997, Pete served as the Horry County, SC Director of Airports, responsible for operations and maintenance of the county’s four airports. During his tenure, the Myrtle Beach International Airport became the third fastest growing airport in the nation.
In 2001, Mr. Winters became the founding President of JT3 LLC, leading a team of companies in integrating multiple range operations and maintenance contracts in support of government testing.”(1)