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Message 1406242 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 2:15:30 UTC

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

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Message 1406253 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 2:42:16 UTC - in response to Message 1406242.  

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

He first flew an F86 Sabre, neat, the F86 got the wings that would have gone to the Me262.

I'm not sure what to say really, He seems to have had a long career at least, He'll be missed.

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Message 1406258 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 3:06:39 UTC - in response to Message 1406253.  

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

He first flew an F86 Sabre, neat, the F86 got the wings that would have gone to the Me262.

I'm not sure what to say really, He seems to have had a long career at least, He'll be missed.

That Air Force project he worked on before switching to NASA sounds like it might have been the thing Kirk and Spock blew up in Assignment Earth.

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Message 1406260 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 3:31:09 UTC - in response to Message 1406258.  

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

He first flew an F86 Sabre, neat, the F86 got the wings that would have gone to the Me262.

I'm not sure what to say really, He seems to have had a long career at least, He'll be missed.

That Air Force project he worked on before switching to NASA sounds like it might have been the thing Kirk and Spock blew up in Assignment Earth.

Yeah I remember that episode, nukes who needs them, I'd of thought He was the pilot of that F86 that got crushed in the tractor beam in "Tomorrow Is Yesterday" during the 1st season. Oh and I think that was an F86.

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Message 1406291 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 6:09:13 UTC - in response to Message 1406260.  

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

He first flew an F86 Sabre, neat, the F86 got the wings that would have gone to the Me262.

I'm not sure what to say really, He seems to have had a long career at least, He'll be missed.

That Air Force project he worked on before switching to NASA sounds like it might have been the thing Kirk and Spock blew up in Assignment Earth.

Yeah I remember that episode, nukes who needs them, I'd of thought He was the pilot of that F86 that got crushed in the tractor beam in "Tomorrow Is Yesterday" during the 1st season. Oh and I think that was an F86.

Its an F-104 star fighter, In that episode.
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Message 1406298 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 6:26:15 UTC - in response to Message 1406291.  

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He and Fred Haise flew the first test flights of the Enterprise. He later went into space twice, including the only time they had an abort-to-orbit in a Shuttle.

He first flew an F86 Sabre, neat, the F86 got the wings that would have gone to the Me262.

I'm not sure what to say really, He seems to have had a long career at least, He'll be missed.

That Air Force project he worked on before switching to NASA sounds like it might have been the thing Kirk and Spock blew up in Assignment Earth.

Yeah I remember that episode, nukes who needs them, I'd of thought He was the pilot of that F86 that got crushed in the tractor beam in "Tomorrow Is Yesterday" during the 1st season. Oh and I think that was an F86.

Its an F-104 star fighter, In that episode.

Ok, I couldn't remember that, good to know.

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Message 1406328 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 7:31:36 UTC

Requiescat in pace Charles Gordon Fullerton (1936-2013).
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Message 1406493 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 14:59:58 UTC

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Message 1407878 - Posted: 26 Aug 2013, 10:44:01 UTC

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Message 1407917 - Posted: 26 Aug 2013, 13:03:58 UTC

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