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Yet more sad news !!

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Yet more sad news !!

Post by Brian Colclough on Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:45 pm

Just found out on FB that Ray Jones has passed away Crying or Very sad

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Post by Tim on Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:13 pm

Yup - just had a call confirming that.
Collapsed and died last night after gigging with his band on the drums :-( :-(

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Post by Mark Barnes on Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:38 pm

yep more sad news, for thouse that may not know, Ray visited the club many times over the years tipicly for the aerotow events as he was a keen glider pilot. He also took many of our longer served members for the Achivment certs.

You may have also read his glider articles in the monthly BMFA News.


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Post by Rich on Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:05 pm

He was an ACE for the BMFA

The best pilots are the ones that practice most!

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Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:20 pm

Yes. Another bit of bad news

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Post by Guest on Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:39 pm

FFS only spoke to him the other day Crying or Very sad


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Post by Peter S on Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:24 pm

Yes that is sad I first flew gliders with him on Moel Fammau in the 70s

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Post by Gary M Jones on Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:32 pm

Sorry to hear about Ray, just seen the messages. I was intending to mail him regarding a gliding subject too ! Another modelling character lost.
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