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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

Roland Siegmund Noack

Roland Siegmund NoackRoland Siegmund Noack, born April 15, 1929, a resident of Oakdale, CA, passed away on January 21, 2016.  Roland was an active member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church community in Modesto, CA. He served as a Lector at daily mass.

Originally from Neustadt, Saxony in Germany, Roland moved to the United States in 1952. Roland reunited with his father’s family in Chicago, IL. Roland then enlisted in the United States Air Force and began his career as a pilot. For many years he worked for Pan American Airlines, based out of San Francisco, where he worked until retirement. His favorite places to travel included Hong Kong and Manila.

Roland is survived by his wife Marimel Noack; his daughters Sandra, Marlisa, Tamara, and Melissa; his grandchildren Pascal, Silvana, Miranda, Taylor, Jordyn, Dylan, Madison, and Nickolas; and his brothers Wolfram and Ernst.

Rosary and viewing will be on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00 pm at Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel, 419 Scenic Drive, Modesto, CA.  Funeral mass is on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 9:30 am, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto, CA. Final committal will be at St. Stanislaus Cemetery immediately following the mass.

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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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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.