Norman Perfect's Last Flight

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Charles Petersen
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Norman Perfect's Last Flight

Post by Charles Petersen » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:59 am

Saturday past, windy and cold, the only flying was done in YSB, and, for the very last time, Norm Perfect was in the back seat.

Or rather, Norm's ashes, appropriately enough, in a Crown Royal bag, held by Norm's daughter. Richard, in the front seat, did the honours, and Tom flew the tug. Here is the take-off:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/5GqdPapofMDJhTft5

After a climb under an overcast sky, Norm's ashes were released on a pass over the field, and made an instantaneous white cloud, a most fitting final resting place.

My best productivity ever, in 2001, was 292 instructional flights; Norm regularly exceeded 300, year after year. They broke the mould after Norm; there has never been his equal for cheery encouragement, mentoring and endless patience.

Goof Finish, November Papa!
They will soar on wings like eagles - Isaiah 40:3`

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Re: Norman Perfect's Last Flight

Post by Charles Petersen » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:03 am

Norm's Last Flight.jpg
They will soar on wings like eagles - Isaiah 40:3`

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Re: Norman Perfect's Last Flight

Post by James Kingdon » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am

Indeed, he was quite special, and greatly missed.

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