Hello everyone, this week’s bios include Dick Rutan, George Buchkowski, Gary Tompkins, Dean Echenberg and Charlie Neel, it looks like a mostly Misty week. If you live in Central PA, that pretty much sums up every day for the last three months…it may be time to build an ark. Thank you to all who have been a great help in getting your bios complete, 34 in the new format are finished entirely. If your name is on the list (and even if it’s not) please send me your story and data. It’s more expeditious to complete a bio when you supply the information.
28 February 1941 – The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was an American turbojet fighter-bomber aircraft. Originating as a 1944 United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) proposal for a “day fighter”, the F-84 first flew in 1946. Although it entered service in 1947, the Thunderjet was plagued by so many structural and engine problems that a 1948