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Pat Macha

G. Pat Macha is a retired high school history and geography teacher who has explored the mountains and deserts of the western states for forty-eight years in search of aircraft wrecks. He has authored three books in the field of aircraft archeology, produced a video on wreck finding and hosted the History Channel program, "Broken Wings". He is a noted public speaker lecturing on aviation safety and archeology to a wide range of audiences. Pat has been the coordinator since 1997 in the search for missing Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins Silver. Pat is a member of the American Aviation Historical Society, San Diego Air & Space Museum, and the Western Museum of Flight. For more information concerning Pat's work in the field of aviation accident history and archeology and Project Remembrance, see