M.608 First Officer  George Arthur 'Robbie' Robertson 
 flag usa b. 12 Aug 1910, Henniker NH  12 Jun 1941 to 11 Mar 1942 

 ata george robertson 1951 1951

     

 

Ed. High School and Technical School, ACTS Canute Field, IL (Hugh School Diploma) 

prev. US Air Corps, 99th Observation Sqn 1927-33;

"pilot, instructor, radio operator, airplane and engine mechanic, parachute rigger" (sounds like a useful chap)

prev. exp. 2,050 hrs

m. 1930 Evelyn Beatrice [Fortune]

Address in 1941: 804 Mulberry St, Macon GA


Postings: 1FPP, 3FPP

Suspended 8 Jul 1941 for 14 days for low flying;

Reprimanded 29 Jan 1942 for "incorrect statement at official report"

3 accidents, 2 his fault:

- 4 Jan 1942, he landed his Wellington on the wrong runway, swung off and collided with a parked Hampden;

- 13 Jan 1942, he was unable to control the landing of another Wellington and the port wing hit the ground (not his fault, apparently), and

- 21 Feb 1942, he overshot a landing in a Spitfire after the flaps failed to lower and hit a parked aircraft (his fault, apparently).

"A very keen pilot"

[Resigned]


Later flew 'The Hump' with CNAC - see CNAC Captain George Arthur Robertson

 

m. 1947 in New York, Viola M [Makara]

 

Here are some of his Immigration cards for Brazil:

- in 1949:

ata george robertson brazil entry cert 1949

 

- in 1951:

 ata george robertson brazil entry cert 1951

and in 1957:

ata George Robertson Brazil Entry Cert 1957

 

d. 27 May 1995 in Florida

 See CNAC Captain George Arthur Robertson


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