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Aviation Writer Jack Elliott has Died

Jack Elliott Schapiro, a journalist and pilot who told general aviation’s “colorful and exciting” story in a weekly column in a New Jersey newspaper for 38 years and was twice honored by AOPA for his lifetime of service to GA, died Nov. 20. He was 94. Writing under the byline Jack Elliott, his column, Wings Over Jersey, appeared each Sunday in the Newark-Star Ledger from 1963 to 2001. He also wrote articles for AOPA Pilot magazine and numerous other aviation publications and was an AOPA member for more than 60 years. READ MORE