In Memoriam

Duane Cole

Feb 3, 2004 - Duane Cole, longtime EAA member, air show performer and aerobatic instructor, passed away of natural causes Tuesday morning in Burleson, Texas. He was 89.

Duane was a close friend of Randy Henderson, and a mentor and inspiration in Randy's air show and competition careers. Randy named his son "Jedediah Duane" in honor of his friend. He will be missed deeply.

Randy invites you to celebrate the legacy of Duane Cole by visiting these links:

        A Grand Finale Salutes Duane Cole's Life

        Int'l Council of Air Shows Foundation Hall of Fame

        Aerobatic Legend Duane Cole (EAA web site)

        Master Pilot Award - Sun 'N Fun 2004