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We’re currently working on the newsletter for the December 2017 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 Hill Farrington

Robert Hill Farrington died Oct. 24, 2016, at his home in Center Harbor. He was born Nov. 5, 1929, in Redlands, California, the son of Eugenia and Wilbur Ernest Farrington. He was a graduate of Pomona College, and served in the Navy as a fighter pilot, reaching the rank of commander, and flew DC-3s in Antarctica for scientific research.
He flew for many years as a captain for Pan American World Airways and later for United Airlines out of New York.

He was a voracious reader and active athlete all his life, loving sailing, swimming, rowing, running and motorcycles.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Sylvia Stark Farrington, and three siblings.

He is survived by his sister, Phyllis Farrington Breiner of Portola Valley, California.

As he requested, there will be no services.

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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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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.