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We’re currently working on the newsletter for the March 2018 issue. If you have articles, short stories, vignettes, etc., that you would like to see published, please forward them by email to Sue –Click here.

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Check out the Foynes Flying Boat Museum, in Foynes, Ireland.  A great museum featuring their fantastic new exhibit – a full scale replica of the Boeing B314 “Yankee Clipper”.  This replica was created for the museum from detailed plans by a team specialising in movie sets, and the reviews they have received of the aircraft are fantastic.

Check out the Naval Air Museum, Pensacola, FLA

Capt. Jack Barnwell

CAPT. JACK BARNWELL U.S. Air Force, Retired Captain Jack D. Barnwell passed away April 12, 2016. Jack was born June 12, 1932, in Amarillo, Texas, to Morris and Joy Barnwell.

Jack had a love of flying and a zest for life. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-1966, and flew For Pan American Airlines from 1966-1991. Jack was active in Quiet Birdmen, Masons, Shriners, VFW, Daedalions, American Legion, Elks, Scottish Rites and the Las Vegas Executive Lions Club.

Jack is survived by his children, Cindy Gardner, John Barnwell and his wife, Elizabeth, and Judy Roditis and her husband, Tom; adoring grandchildren, Christina and Alexa; sisters, June Miller and Joan Carder; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 12:40 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City. A remembrance will follow 2-4 p.m. at the Boulder Creek Golf Club Banquet Facility. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children .

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Maiden of the
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Information from this website about the Hindenburg.

Interesting photographs and biography of a woman who had a lot of firsts in aviation. Something I do not recall seeing before.. Great old pictures… Stu

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Have you ever heard of this?

Sounders Roe SARO SR.45 “Princess”
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back in time!!

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The VA has published their Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents Booklet for 2008. An easy-to-read reference guide, it provides the most current information about your earned benefits. You can download the 153 page booklet at the following website –click here.