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Cutter Family Announces Passing of Cutter Aviation Patriarch William “Bill” R. Cutter

William "Bill" R. Cutter passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. "This is a profound loss for all that knew and loved Bill as the patriarch of his family and the aviation community," an announcement from the family said. A life-long aviation enthusiast, he learned to fly sitting on his father's lap and became an ATP rated pilot in fixed wing, helicopter and lighter than air aircraft, along with achieving several jet and turbo-prop type ratings. As an aviator, he accumulated thousands of hours during his life, with his most recent flying being in his treasured 1944 Beech Model 17 Staggerwing. Continuing the Cutter family legacy started in 1928 by his father, William P. Cutter, he established Cutter Aviation's facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in Arizona, which went on to become the company's largest facility and corporate headquarters. Bill, along with his son Will, grew the Cutter Aviation network by opening numerous loca1ons throughout the Southwest. In his lifetime, he was…

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