Maj.Gen. Patrick J. Halloran is deputy director for strategic command, control and communications systems, Command, Control and Communications Systems Directorate, Joint Staff, Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington,D.C.
Flight Steward who served on Air Force One for Kennedy through Ford. Flew JFK into Dallas, then helped tear out seats to fit the casket in after the shot. Stayed in the area with Jackie Kennedy and JFK's body during the flight back to DC.
WW2 Spitfire pilot and Flight Commander who received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his attacks on enemy aircraft. Born: 1916 and recently reached his 100th birthday. Lives in a care home in Ammanford, South Wales, UK
Samurai of the sky/Japanese Zero Pilot WW2/19 Victories/Public Speaker/Imperial Japanese Navy, and graduated from the service's 35th fighter pilot course/Lives @ NAGANO, Japan/http://ww2db.com/person-bio.php?person-id=777
Pioneer military aviator who survived 10 days in Alaska's wilderness after crashing in around-the-world flight attempt in 1924/1941 commanded an around-the-world flight of 24,600 miles set record of 121 hours & 55 minute
Vietnam - Last Flight From Da Nang, pilot. Ken is the pilot of the famous 'Last Flight from Da Nang' on March 29, 1975, when World Airways owner Ed Daly took his 727-100 to Da Nang which had become Vietcong-controlled
WWII: 32nd Bomb Squadron, 301st Bomb Broup; Herbert Heilbrun piloted a B-17 Flying Fortress and was escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen. 32 missions including Linz, Austria, and Brux, Czechoslovakia, After the war test pilot at Wright Field, Dayton Ohio
Super Bowl Sunday 1969 he hijacked United Airlines flight to Havana. A former Green Beret, his mission to get Fidel Castro. Reds boarded a 727 from Miami forced pilot to fly to Cuba. He had the pilot send a message, 'Tell Fidel, El Rojo is coming.'
USAF, (Ret) Original Tuskegee Airman/One key event took place while working in crash & rescue. During one aircraft incident, heroically helped remove, then Col B. O. Davis Jr, from his damaged plane upon landing at locbourne Air Force Base
Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1