View Full Version : ~~For Our Good Friend Rey Lopez~~
12-13-2009, 03:45 PM
Many of you wont remember our good friend Rey Lopez (UAFORLO), but he was a long standing and very respected member of this forum who sadly and suddenly passed away a couple of years ago. For those of us that do (and dont), lets all raise a glass this Christmas, and remember Rey, these are for you buddy!!
THE SKY IS THE LIMIT
12-13-2009, 03:49 PM
Pete - a fitting tribute indeed. Well done. Rey was one of the truly great guys on this forum. Sadly missed.
12-13-2009, 03:50 PM
I cant say i knew the man but it saddens me to hear news like this.
12-13-2009, 03:53 PM
I didn't know him either, in fact, it might have been before I joined here. But a fitting tribute, Pete.
12-13-2009, 04:08 PM
I too didn't know him, but this is a very fitting tribute I think.
12-13-2009, 04:21 PM
He was before my time too. Very nice tributr, R.I.P. Rey :(
12-13-2009, 04:26 PM
Well done Pete,a very nice tribute Amigo!:cool:
12-13-2009, 04:33 PM
I still remember what a shock it was to hear he had passed on, I'm sure his presence will continue to be felt on these forums for a long time to come.
12-13-2009, 04:36 PM
Our good friend Rey is still sadly missed, I'll remember him as long as I live. I spoke to him on the phone, two days before he passed away during surgery.
Great tribute Pete! :)
Here's one of Rey's last creations, I'm glad I have so many on my HD. Here's to you Rey and THANKS for everything you did for us!
12-13-2009, 05:18 PM
Well, *raises virtual glass* cheers to the man I never knew. *drinks*...
Hm, has a very "airy" taste...
Oh well, whoever he was, he must have been a much enjoyed addition to the forums. Nice tribute.
12-13-2009, 05:25 PM
Try "Rey Lopez" in the search files, you'll be amazed how many planes he designed. :)
This is a shot from one of my first posts here. A TAP Lockheed L-1011 designed by Rey Lopez and painted by our other good friend Carlos Flores who hangs out here from time-to-time.
12-13-2009, 07:08 PM
sure i remember rey. nice tribute.
12-13-2009, 07:09 PM
Great Tribute Pete.
I havent been around these forums long enough to talk to Ray, but im sure he was a great guy:(
12-13-2009, 07:24 PM
I miss Rey, he was such a warm and generous person. A retired United Airlines 747 Captain. He and I were going to collaborate on a Bell Jet Ranger for FS, sadly that never happened.
I miss him every time I log on to this Forum. He was a true Gentleman.
12-14-2009, 11:47 AM
A very nice tribute guys.:( I'm sure Rey is looking down at his heavenly screen and smiling. What did he die of though?
12-14-2009, 01:18 PM
Rey passed away during surgery on his heart.
12-14-2009, 03:27 PM
This kind of recognition to a person so loved and appreciated for the countless contributions as a member and as a friend to this forum is well accepted.:(:(:(
Thanks Pete for generating this post:eek:
12-16-2009, 08:21 AM
Thanks Guys, Sure Rey would be touched by the comments!!
12-16-2009, 09:29 AM
Yup, helpful individual to our all ready wonderful family here on Flightsim.com. Good Tribute. R.I.P. Ray, sure you're still enjoying Flight Somehow where ever you are....:)
John Thuot II
Team Lead/Founder/Texture Artist
12-16-2009, 10:13 AM
Didn't know Rey, but a great tribute Pete and I too will raise a glass to a man who obviously meant a lot to many of you:):)
12-16-2009, 03:40 PM
Good one, Pete. Was just thinking about Rey 3 or 4 days ago. Fine guy all the way around.
12-16-2009, 03:43 PM
Fantastic post Pete, very nice and fitting tribute to our dear friend Rey!! He is truly missed, he was an amazing and kind person and contributed lots to our hobby. He left us way to soon.
Thanks for the nice tribute my friend!!
12-16-2009, 04:42 PM
I didn't know Rey Personally, only by the work he did for the Simmers
out there. Here's to you Rey!
12-16-2009, 04:56 PM
im pretty sure Rey is soaring above the clouds in that heavenly sky, he'll be honored to have such a wonderful tribute to him from such a great flightsim family:)
12-16-2009, 05:47 PM
Didn't know Rey, but a fitting tribute Pete.I'm sure he is smiling right now.
12-17-2009, 10:16 AM
Great shots, great tribute.
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