~ IN MEMORY ~
NWA Capt. Walter Hall Mills III
November 20, 1943 ~ November 1, 2017
Belated notice and news with upcoming arrangements for RNPA member retired Northwest Airlines pilot Captain Walter H. Mills III, age 73.
Please see available information below.
~ Carol for the PCN
From: RNPA News Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 3:59 PM
Subject: Celebration of Life .....Walt Mills ....
Celebration of Life
for Walter H. Mills III
Saturday at 1:00 pm, July 14, 2018
St Aidan's Episcopal Church
Father Drew Foisie
1318 SR 532
Camano Island, WA
from Jan Mills email: email@example.com
Capt. Mills career: https://airandspace.si.edu/support/wall-of-honor/capt-walter-h-mills-iii
Capt. Walter H. Mills III
Wall of Honor Location: Foil: 13 Panel: 2 Column: 4 Line: 61
Wall of Honor Level: Air and Space Friend
Honored by: Ms. Jan Marie Mills
Born November 20, 1943, Walter Hall Mills III was educated at Blake School in Hopkins, MN, and the University of Minnesota. As a young man he loved to fly participating in crop dusting in Montana. After many hours at Flying Cloud Airport in Shakopee, MN, and in the air, he was hired April 11, 1966, by Northwest Airlines. From Second Officer and First Officer on the Boeing 707 and the 620, Walt made Captain on the 727 on April 21, 1970. Walt flew the mountains on the 727, to Europe on DC-10 and flew the 747, both passenger and cargo, to Asia. Walt also worked in the Training Department of NATCO as a 747 Training Captain and Check Airman. He retire early on April 30, 2001, after 35 years of service with Northwest Airlines. Walt loved flying any airplane, and the airplane was part of him in the air.
From: RNPA News Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 7:59 PM
Subject: RNPA News: Walt Mills Has Flown West.
With profound regret I must inform you that Captain Walter Mills III has passed away. He succumbed to pancreatic cancer on November 01. This passing has been confirmed by his close friend Sterling Bentsen. Walt was 73 years old and was hired by NWA on April 11, 1966.