Whitcomb, Darrel

Darrel Whitcomb, a 1969 graduate of the Air Force Academy, served our country for over 30 years as a U.S.A.F. pilot, staff officer and historian. He has authored numerous articles, papers and stories for leading military journals and the books “The Rescue of Bat 21” and “Combat Search and Rescue in Desert Storm.” He served…

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Ragay, Johan

Mr. Ragay has spent countless hours researching information and photos of the Kaman H-43. His research has brought him to the United States on several occasions where he was able to visit several of the locations where H-43 aircraft records, pictures, and other applicable data is stored. Mr. Ragay assists the “Pedro Rescue Helicopter Association”…

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Nanson, Sid

Mr. Sid Nanson of the UK has joined our group as a Aviation Historian. Sid has an extensive collection of historical aviation data and photos and will be a valuable asset to our group in regards to his expertise and is willing to assist us in any matter. Sid is an old “Rotorhead” having served…

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Mutza, Wayne

MR. WAYNE MUTZA Aviation HistorianHONORARY MEMBER“USAF ROTORHEADS” We are honored to have someone like Wayne, with the wealth of information he has, to assist us in accomplishing our goal of documenting the history of Air Force helicopters and the folks involved with them. Wayne served in the 240th AHC in 1971, Greyhound White Flight, CE/Doorgunner,…

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Harrington, Scott

MR. SCOTT HARRINGTON Aviation HistorianHONORARY MEMBER“USAF ROTORHEADS” Scott HarringtonBiographical Information Scott Harrington was born and raised in the small farming community of Malta in northern Illinois. He attended the Malta schools and then Northern Illinois University in nearby DeKalb for two years. He then transferred to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and graduated with a…

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