21 September 1956 – Grumman company test pilot Tom Attridge shoots himself down in a Grumman F-11F Tiger, BuNo 138260, during a Mach 1.0 20 degree dive from 22,000 feet. Tom fires two bursts from the fighter’s 20mm cannon during the descent, and as he reaches 7,000 feet (2,100 m) the jet is struck multiple
Gary S. Olin
Preferred Name: Gary
Nickname/Call Sign: Oly
Date of Birth: August 26, 1942
Highest Military Grade: 0-5 – Lieutenant Colonel
Hometown: San Bernardino, CA
Gary flew the F-106 and B-1 as contractor pilot after retiring from the USAF.
He and his wife Patty live in Apple Valley, CA.