Gone West Lt. Col. Arthur S. Medore, USAF-Ret.
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur S. Medore, U.S. Air Force – Retired, founder and owner of Banaire Enterprises, passed away on March 3. A WWII veteran, he was born in Mount Hope, New Jersey, and for the last 40 years lived in Hemet, California. Art was the author of Primary Aerobatic Flight Training With Military Techniques, an aerobatic instruction book. He flew and owned military aircraft such as the P-40, P-51, BT-13, and AT-6. Art’s wife of 61 years, Dorothy W. Medore, passed away on March 15. They are survived by their three sons and one daughter. A military honors ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery was held on March 29.
Banaire Enterprises has been a longtime supporter of the warbirds community. EAA Warbirds of America sends its condolences to the Medore family.