Timeless Voices - Ralph Johnson
Ralph Johnson flew P-47 Thunderbolts with the 62nd Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group - the famed "Zemke's Wolfpack" - during World War II.
Timeless Voices - Ralph Norton
Ralph Norton flew TBF Avengers with Night Torpedo Squadron VTN-63 aboard the USS Kula Gulf (CVE-108) during the latter months of WWII. Recalled during the Korean War, he flew Grumman Guardians on anti-submarine patrols.
2006 Inductee into the EAA Hall of Fame
Timeless Voices - Ralph Tate, Jr.
Ralph Tate, Jr. flew tranports in India and China for the Air Transport Command during World War II. After the war he flew VIPs and had the harrowing experience of crashing a C-47 into the Swiss Alps and spending 5 days trapped on a mountain top.
Timeless Voices - Ralph Rechlicz
Ralph Rechlicz (1923 - 2008) was a B-17 waist gunner with the 708th Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force during World War II. He flew on Lt. Robert Morley's B-17 "Dottie Jane" out of Rattlesden, England.
Timeless Voices - Ralph Sims
Ralph Sims was a B-17 tail gunner with the 731st Bomb Squadron of the 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force during World War II. He flew 32 combat missions over France, Germany, Czechoslovakia, and a special mission to the Ukraine.
1990s RC Fly-In, Part One
In honor of the EAA AirVenture Museum’s fantastic new Model Airplane exhibit, here’s part one of a two-part television package on an RC Fly-In held in Oshkosh, more than a decade ago!