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Preacher1 gets his wingsAll of us ago frequent these pages are familiar with the wisdom and insight provided by Wayne Bookout, AKA Preacher1. Many of you know of his health problems of late, and I wanted to pass along to the FA community that our friend Wayne had "slipped the surly bonds of Earth" and met his Lord yesterday afternoon. I never met Wayne inn person, but became friends with him through conversations here and on other social media. I learned a lot about flying and about life from him. Fly high… (www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com) More...
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"Preacher1, squawk 1200, frequency change approved..." R.I.P.
That was hard to read,but awesome
Well put WeatherWise! Makes me swallow hard reading that.... R.I.P. Preacher1.............
Good post WeatherWise.
I don't understand plane language but that puts a lump in my throat. I have enjoyed his posts and commentary. He sure told it like it was/is. He seemed like a great man. I wish I could have met him.
For your understanding as a non pilot squawk 1200 means flying VFR in good weather. frequency change approved means in this case leaving communication to go to his destination,the gates of heaven.
And the ... at the end is what got me. The lack of a response confirming the hand off, such a powerful message with so few words.