Obituary, Roy Pitts

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<h3>Roy Pitts, aged 89, passed away on 26<sup>th</sup> August 2014.  A Service and committal was held at the Llanelli Crematorium on 9<sup>th</sup> September 2014</h3> <p> </p> <p><strong>Memories of my friend Roy Pitts by Geoff Dallimer, Sept 2014 </strong></p> <p>I first met Roy when he was setting up a small factory unit to manufacture a model airplane kit … Read More

Roy Yeabsley

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<p>After a long spell in a Perth Western Australia hospital, renowned free flight glider flier, Roy Yeabsley passed away on August 21st 2014.</p> <p>Roy was a member of the well known Croydon DMAC in the 40's and 50's, becoming one of the country's leading glider exponents of the time, his Revenge A2 design being nominated … Read More

Bob Meager 1935-2014

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px;">Robert Lawrence Meager, known to friends and family as Bob, was born on July 16, 1935 and lived in </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px;">Sheffield</span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: … Read More

Don Burgess (1933-2014)

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Baskerville Old Face','serif'; font-size: 11pt;">Don hailed originally from Worthing, Sussex and came to the Midlands from his home in Croydon sometime in the early1980&rsquo;s to set up an office for Nachi Bearings.<span style="mso-spacerun: … Read More

Ken Sheppard – 1926-2013

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<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; color: #000000;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">Ken, a Life Member of the Marquis Model Flying Club, passed away on 3</span><sup><span style="font-size: 13px;">rd</span></sup><span style="font-size: 16px;"> December at the age of 87 Ken was not only a founder member of the Club but … Read More

Leslie Goule 1943 – 2013

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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;">Leslie Goule 1943 – 2013</span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span></p> <p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times … Read More

Ron Firth FSMAE – 1928-2013

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"> <p><span style="color: black; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin;">It is with much sadness&nbsp;that we report the death of Ron Firth FSMAE, who passed away on 20 Dec 2013 at the age of 85. <br> … Read More

Terry Parris 1936 – 2013

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The secretary of the East Sussex Soaring Association regrets to inform model fliers in Sussex of the death of Terry Parris who died at his home in Eastbourne on 23 June 2013. He had been ill for some time but had been appearing on the slope until quite recently.<br /> Terry was a founder member … Read More

Jack Allen 1929 – 2013

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It is with deep regret I report the passing of Jack. He joined the Royal Navy in 1941 and transferred to the Fleet Air Arm, spent most of the war years in Ceylon servicing Sword Fish and Corsairs returning home safely Petty Officer Allen. A well known modeller for many years flying with Brighton and … Read More