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The Late Cpt Alan Fisher RAF + Britannia

Old 5th Jan 2018, 17:10
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The Late Cpt Alan Fisher RAF + Britannia

Alan Fisher died just before Christmas. He had a long RAF career including the Hunter and the V force. In Britannia he started on 732 and then to 762 as Training and Line Check Captain. He was a stickler for procedure!

When seconded to the USAAF at Edwards AFB, he flew B52s, C5 and a prototype 747! Awarded AFC personnaly by QEII.
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Old 5th Jan 2018, 18:22
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Air Force Cross:

Flight Lieutenant Alan FISHER (3511335),
Royal Air Force


Squadron Leaders (at own request) :
A. FISHER, A.F.C., A.F.R.Ae.S. (3511335).

31st Dec.1973.

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Old 6th Jan 2018, 08:29
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Sorry to hear that Al's gone.

Till the next time round. x
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 12:39
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RIP Alan.
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My condolences and best wishes to his family. I owe him a great deal: my first attempts at asymmetric on the 737 course were a disaster! Alan's calm, patient and expert instruction saved the day - and probably my career. A great loss.
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I agree with all above. RIP.
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Old 12th Jan 2018, 17:38
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Had many flights with Alan.
Fair and forthright..Good man lost!
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Gave me my command after 5 trips on command course. Flight into Reus went well - his comment, "I will fly it home".
Thats when I knew I had made it !
A quiet unassuming, but very effective trainer who always left you with a little more knowledge.
A sad loss - RIP Alan.
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