It came as no surprise. He was 95, after all. But word of his passing Oct. 18 was jarring nonetheless. Legendary characters—and Albert Lee Ueltschi was that—are not easily let go. I've long regarded FlightSafety International's founder as the industry's Last Lion, and Lord knows, he could roar. He was the youngest of six siblings raised on a dairy farm in Benson Valley, Ky., where there was little money, no electricity and plenty of chores. But even in the hinterlands, news of the ...


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