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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

Robert C. Willeumier

Robert C. Willeumier, age 78, passed away in Sept. 2017.  He was born in 1939. Bob was a proud Marine Corps Veteran serving two tours as a combat and helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War; a retired Captain with Pan Am Airlines flying 747’s; retired Barrington firefighter with 30 years of service; an avid horseman, owning horses for 40 years and proud owner of recent horses, Velvet Dancer and Zips-Zippy.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Highway (two blocks south of Touhy), Park Ridge. Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Church, 140 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge. Interment will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bob’s name to one of the following, ASPCA, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,www.aspca.org; National Fallen Firefighters, www.firehero.org; Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, www.nmcrs.org are appreciated. For information, 847-823-1171 or www.ryan-parke.com.

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Maiden of the
Maiden Flight

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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Pan Am Clipper
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Have you ever heard of this?

Sounders Roe SARO SR.45 “Princess”
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Watch this
PanAm Clipper
commercial video –
it will take you
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.