Who's Who

Soaring Pioneer George Applebay Dies At 89 »

George Applebay will be remembered for more than being a pioneer in glider design and a fixture in the soaring community. Applebay, who died in April at 89, also was a World War II flight engineer and a test pilot for various aviation companies. His career spanned decades as he worked until late 2014 at his business, Applebay Aircraft at Moriarty Airport in New Mexico. Moriarty is home of the museum he founded, the U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum. More

More Who's Who Articles