Early contributor passes away

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Image taken by Tom Chalmers of a Sunderland Flying taking off from Durban harbour on August 27, 1957.
A photo taken by Tom Chalmers on August 27, 1957, on the day before the failed last official flight on August 28.

Tom Chalmers was an early contributor to this site and we were saddened to hear of his passing on August 25, 2018. Here at FAD we’d like to offer our condolences to all his friends and family and remember him by highlighting the story he shared with us about his involvement in the failed last official flight of a Sunderland flying boat from Durban harbour.

Read it here

Here is the press release informing us of the event and giving some detail of his career including as the highly respected editor of World Airnews. Click it to view.

Tom Chalmers' death announcment

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