Eddie Renton

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Eddie Renton

Unread post by brucenewman » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:39 pm

A legend now gone to the sky. Salute to a Master. RIP Mr. Renton
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Re: Eddie Renton

Unread post by rotatetwo12 » Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:21 pm

Uncle Eddie you will be sadly missed. Aviation has lost a legend.
RIP.
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Re: Eddie Renton

Unread post by Can1 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:37 am

rotatetwo12 wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:21 pm
Uncle Eddie you will be sadly missed. Aviation has lost a legend.
RIP.
+1 RIP Eddie.
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Re: Eddie Renton

Unread post by f2000 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:22 pm

R I P Eddie,
One of the old soldiers of aviation in the Cape.
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Re: Eddie Renton

Unread post by TxT » Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:18 am

When I received the news of his passing I was filled with great sadness. Not only has aviation lost a legend but also a mentor for all who shared his passion for real understanding.

I will always remember Eddie for "old school" expertise and willingness to share it. I spent many days watching Eddie in his workshop performing overhauls with the attention to detail of a perfectionist. There was always a welcome smile and sometimes a cup of coffee. He offered advice and encouragement, and those who had the privilege to know him, became better at having real insight into what the instruments in the cockpit told them.

I shall miss him not only as a business associate but also as a friend.

My thoughts are with Helen and the family.

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