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Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« on: February 10, 2013, 05:25:14 PM »
A short clip of a tribute to Mike


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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2013, 06:23:07 PM »
Very good tribute to Mike.  We will all miss him.

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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2013, 07:27:32 PM »
I like that his biggest smile is at :26... with his wife at his side (Never met him, I assume that is his wife) My condolences to his family.

Awesome tribute, with all the sadness in the world and even in our own little stunt community, it hurts to lose one who is obviously regarded so highly.

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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2013, 07:42:39 PM »
Thank you Paul, just outstanding.
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2013, 05:13:44 AM »
Thanks Paul,
A wonderful tribute for one of the nicest guys anyone could have met.  God Speed Mike.
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2013, 08:13:42 AM »
Thanks a lot Paul.   Just the way I want to remember him.
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2013, 08:18:25 AM »
    Paul,
          What a super tribute to a very great guy! Thank you so much for taking the time and being so thoughtful. The pic's were great  and the music was perfect! God Bless you!
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2013, 04:38:08 PM »
Good job, Paul! I don't think I actually met Mike, but I was at VSC in '07 and '09. In '09, somebody was 'over yonder' teaching Linda Brainard how to fly CL on one of the grass circles. They worked at it for quite awhile, starting with an ARF FS, and then at least one of Mike's own planes. By the end of the day, she was doing the basic stunts, loops and wingovers. I asked somebody who that was teaching Linda, and the reply was "Mike Donovan". The time they both spent on that impressed me with both Linda and Mike. I wish I'd gotten introduced. I should have made some effort to introduce myself, but a comfortable chair in the shade probably dissuaded me. It was my loss.  Steve
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2013, 08:25:15 AM »
Thought this would be appropriate in this thread.

Look about page 8

http://www.vicksburgpost.com/app/special/AAY6_082910_seniority.pdf
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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2018, 08:41:41 PM »
Found some pictures of Mike...

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Re: Mike Donovan - He left a legacy.
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2018, 10:42:21 AM »
Thanks for the memories of a fantastic couple. 
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