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Author Topic: 098:08:19 "Someday I'll learn to love Retros"  (Read 420 times)

Offline Naraht

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098:08:19 "Someday I'll learn to love Retros"
« on: May 05, 2020, 06:11:31 pm »
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FIDO Jay Greene tells himself that someday he'll learn to love Retros, but we know that he never did. He abolished the role, I think when he became branch chief of the flight dynamics branch which would have been at the beginning of the 80s. Per his oral history:

"I decided I didn’t need RETROs. Didn’t matter whether you were going forward or backwards, one trajectory guy was all we needed. That’s in my autobiography. I got rid of the RETROs. John Llewellyn hasn’t spoken to me since, which isn’t all bad. Actually, he has, but not lovingly."