View Full Version : R.I.P. I.F. "Hap" Kennedy

8th January 2011, 15:25
From today's Ottawa Citizen:


10th January 2011, 22:28
For more on "Hap" see http://www.vintagewings.ca/page?s=63&lang=en-CA and follow the links:

Andy in West Oz
12th January 2011, 08:05
I've been doing a bit of reading about him since hearing of his passing - sadly, he was one of those I had heard of but knew next to nothing about - and finally crossed his book off my list. I was particularly struck by how good his eyesight seemed to be. Fighter pilot, yes, but his eyes seemed particularly keen. RIP.

Vintage Wings of Canada also has a nice tribute with some personal memories of the man in later life - http://www.vintagewings.ca/page?s=63&lang=en-CA

Have been reading a lot of your writing on Kennedy, Hugh, and am enlightened.

27th February 2011, 14:27
Although it fails to mention Hap's own book, "Black Crosses Off My Wingtip" (General Store, 1994), the following may interest many: