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Aji

Alain, Neil Armstrong was another of the "Right Stuff" Edwards Test Pilots I grew up anroud in the late 50's. My father would end up building all the pilots homes at Edwards and in Lancaster, like WED's VP Gordon Cooper. Neil would fly the X-15 as well as co-pilot with my friends father Stanley Butchart(he and George Bush Jr. were linked as pilots). I never got to meet Neil while working on the WDW and DL Space Mountains. Great Man from a Great Era. JohnPatrick

Erik Schwan

One of my favorite quotes of his while accepting his Navy Astronaut wings aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower a couple years back:

"I take these wings with great pleasure and great pride," said Armstrong. "I have made certain achievements in my life and been recognized many times, but, there is no achievement I value more highly then when I received the wings of gold [for naval aviation]; to be given a second pair of gold wings is just as special."

His VF-51 squadron mates will miss him dearly.

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