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Old 03-25-2020, 04:30 AM   #1  
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Thumbs down Final Flight?

While sitting waiting to see a doctor I was reading some old ALPA magazines that I had in my car ...

It looked to me like one of "the brain sharing twins" and probably "JetJok" have taken their final flights? Does anyone have details?

RIP guys ...
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Old 03-25-2020, 06:06 AM   #2  
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While sitting waiting to see a doctor I was reading some old ALPA magazines that I had in my car ...

It looked to me like one of "the brain sharing twins" and probably "JetJok" have taken their final flights? Does anyone have details?

RIP guys ...
What issue Mark?
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Old 03-25-2020, 07:09 AM   #3  
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Terry Ermert, who had been battling cancer for almost two years, succumbed to it at his home in Folsom on 30 December 2019.
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Terry Ermert, who had been battling cancer for almost two years, succumbed to it at his home in Folsom on 30 December 2019.
They may have been a PiTA to fly with, but Terry was always a gentleman on the layover.

Godspeed and RIP, “Earmite”
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Old 03-25-2020, 08:47 PM   #5  
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This was jetjock?
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Old 03-26-2020, 03:42 PM   #6  
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Terry Ermert, who had been battling cancer for almost two years, succumbed to it at his home in Folsom on 30 December 2019.
Agree. Fun times on layovers with Terry. I think Mr. Mayday is the one missing half a brain now.
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This was jetjock?
Don't know how many JetJocs we have but I just retired this past December. Still here. Quarantined but doing fine. JetJocF14
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Jetjock was Steve Melstner. He was a retired MD11 captain and former A-10 driver. A heck of a racquetball player too by all accounts...he survived a heart attack while playing a few years back. Loved Dobermans...

When I got awarded an MD11 in 2008, Steve sent me a bunch of study files after reading my post about the award. He was opinionated, cocky, and a hoot at times on these forums.
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I believe Steve was the reason we got AED's in the planes. He had a massive heart attack at a racketball court and a bystander saved his life with an AED. Steve began lobbying flight ops to get them on our aircraft (he posted on it here) and I just assumed he was successful....
Met him at recurrent once. Good guy.
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