"Over many years in cooperation with the military and civilian agencies associated with aviation his vision, dedication and pursuit of excellence resulted in significant advancement in air operations generally and flight safety accident prevention programs in particular.“
Rayne Dennis “Joe” Schultz served in the RCAF and CF for more than 36 years, the last ten of that were as the Director of Flight Safety. In this later capacity he was involved in the development of several accident prevention programs that brought credit to Canada, including work on the Flight Data Recorder Crash Position Indicators and reduction of bird hazards to aircraft.
He was named to the USAF Flight Safety Hall of Fame in 1977. In 1978, he was awarded the Trans Canada McKee Trophy for managing one of the most successful and highly regarded flight safety programs in the western world.
Born: 17 Dec 1922, Bashaw, AB
Awards: DFC, OMM, CD