Browsing: in memoriam


RIP Tom Allensworth

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Following the recent announcement that he was terminally ill, we are sad to have to pass on the news that Avsim founder Tom Allensworth passed away this morning. One of the longest serving members of the flight sim community, active on message and bulletin boards before many people even knew the…


Another Simmer Left Us

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  For the second time this month I have to post news that will be devastating to many of us. Herb Morse, aka Lizardo, died of cancer after emergency surgery failed to save him. Herb was a avid ‘bush pilot’ that many of us met for the first time in…


A good friend has gone

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Many of you will have known my good friend Jun Kazama, in many forums known as ‘Gallopinggoose’. I am sad to tell you that Jun passed away on December 3rd, a victim of cancer. Our heartfelt condolences go to his dear wife Fumie first and foremost. But also to all…


In Memoriam of Curth Roth, TRC

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We were informed that Curt Roth, Sr., founder and president of the by now famous Dutch The Real Cockpit (TRC) and Simkits companies, regretfully died on August 5th. Curt was only 64 years young and departed us much too soon. Our thoughts are with his family, his wife and sons.…