I only learned of Graham's passing today. He was a friend, and I flew my first solo under his instruction. He was a wonderful instructor and pilot, and an even better human being. I considered him a good friend. I stayed at his place in the Blue Mountains (back in the day) several times and got to know him and his family and he got to know mine. I got to know his kids when they were still kids.
Over the years we fell out of touch, but I always planned to catch up with him again. One day. It saddens me beyond belief that I will not be able to do that now. Godspeed, Graham! Rest in peace, my