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 ======Gone West====== ======Gone West======
 This page is dedicated to pilots who have flown into the sunset; who have gone west. This page is dedicated to pilots who have flown into the sunset; who have gone west.
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 +===== Paul Kjeldsen =====
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 +Paul was an internet service entrepreneur and supporter of EAA and the local flying community. He flew 10 youth on introductory flights for the Young Eagles program. There was a malfunction of his 1979 Mooney M20J and he died of injuries from a crash in a wooded area in Eastern Boone County, Missouri, shortly after purchasing Tranquility Internet Services, on June 22, 2001.
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 +===== Steve Miner =====
 +Steve worked as a counselor at Michigan Tech University, then for Copper Country Mental Health. He was a strong supporter of the local flying community, serving for years as Secretary/Treasurer of EAA Chapter 1270. He was in a partnership with a Mooney, then owned a Cherokee 180. He was a member of AOPA, he loved flying to the Oshkosh Airshow, he flew with Doug McKenzie in a Cessna 182 to Vancouver Island to kayak amongst orcas, he flew his Cherokee to visit family in Arizona. Steve flew several Wings of Mercy medical charity flights with Doug McKenzie in a Piper Lance. He was a strong supporter of the Young Eagles program, flying a total of 166 youth for introductory flights. Steve died unexpectedly on October 28, 2009, while visiting his parents in Tuscson, Arizona.
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 =====John K. "Jack" Ready===== =====John K. "Jack" Ready=====