Boothby Dies, 1931-2006:

Air Force fighter pilot and academic instructor, retired Lt. Col. Lloyd “Boots” Boothby, died Nov. 26, according to a Dec. 5 Air Force news release. Boothby led Project Red Baron at the Tactical Air Warfare Center at Nellis AFB, Nev., to improve the service’s air-to-air performance following the Vietnam War. His efforts helped create more realistic training, including dissimilar air combat training—the aggressor force.