Mitchell Cary http://wyso.org en Funerals Set for Ohio Pilots in Biplane Crash http://wyso.org/post/funerals-set-ohio-pilots-biplane-crash <p>SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Visitations and funeral services have been set for the two pilots killed in the crash of a Wright Brothers-style biplane in western Ohio.</p><p>The Dayton Daily News reports the families of 73-year-old Don Gum and 64-year-old Mitchell Cary will receive visitors separately Wednesday evening, and the families scheduled funeral services for Thursday.</p><p>The men were members of Wright &quot;B&quot; Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.</p><p>Federal investigators say an announcement of what caused the crash last Saturday could take up to eight months.</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 16:06:17 +0000 Associated Press 2590 at http://wyso.org Phil Beaudoin Comments on Crash and Pilots http://wyso.org/post/phil-beaudoin-comments-crash-and-pilots <p>SPRINGFIELD &mdash; Phil Beaudoin, president of Wright &ldquo;B&rdquo; Flyer Inc. commented on the deaths of two of the program&#39;s&nbsp;volunteer pilots this weekend. The crash happened during a test flight of the Wright &ldquo;B&rdquo; Flyer&rsquo;s Silver Bird on Saturday morning.</p> Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:39:16 +0000 Jerry Kenney 2483 at http://wyso.org Two Pilots Die in Wright Flyer Crash http://wyso.org/post/two-pilots-die-wright-flyer-crash <p>SPRINGFIELD &mdash; A crash during the test flight Wright &ldquo;B&rdquo; Flyer&rsquo;s Silver Bird caused the deaths of two local pilots Saturday morning.</p><p>Pilots Mitchell Cary and Don Gum were killed on impact shortly after they announced they were making a forced landing. The volunteer pilots were flying with Phil Beaudoin&#39;s nonprofit organization, <span lang="EN">Wright &quot;B&quot; Flyer Inc., </span>which uses Wright replica planes to promote Dayton, Ohio, as the birthplace of aviation.</p> Mon, 01 Aug 2011 14:09:20 +0000 Associated Press 2467 at http://wyso.org