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Another Sad day for New Orleans area

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Sad to hear that Bourgeois passed doing what he loved. He was a class act.
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Re: Another Sad day for New Orleans area
Has anyone heard anymore information on the crash or the survivors?
Haven't seen anything since Sunday night.
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I had never personally met Theophile but know of a few folks that used him and just today at a Blue Cross Blue Advantage Medicare Training Meeting had a colleague mention to me that she and her husband used him and when I was in the Pharma Industry and we were allowed to take clients on guided fishing/hunting trips,one of my dear friends and former client used Theophile and had superb fishing trips wade fishing!Sad,sad,sad and I flew with an ENT,now deceased,in a Stutz Bear Cat,awesome stunt plane and one thing I recall vividly is seeing a plaque on the dash that clearly stated'This aircraft NOT certified by FAA for safety' and my guess is the plane Nancy Parker flew in likewise had that same plaque.Hard to fathom two tragic crashes in short span!!

Mandevillian
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I am a pilot and mechanic on planes. That reading that this plane is not certified faa safe means that the aircraft is in the experimental class aircraft. This is very common in aerobatic aircraft. This allows the planes to be modified to make them perform better. They do still have to be inspected and be airworthy. Very sad that this happened. I never met him before and all ways wanted to make a trip with him because me and my wife fly everywhere.
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Yep,The plane I flew in about 23 plus years ago was stunt plane,fine biplane with canvas wings and the doc who flew it,Dr.Adrian Cairns,Jr was quite the character and the only reason I know it was over 23 years ago is Wifey was expecting our younger son and he jokingly told her he could aeronautically induce labor to which she said thanks but no thanks. Dr.Cairns passed away not that long ago and I will cherish the memory of flying in a stunt plane de rest of my life🎩😎

Mandevillian
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