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Board in Washington, D.C. Upon reorganization of this Board in 1939 Rohlfs started a series of activities, all in the Civil Aeronautics Authority embracing Private Flying Specialist; Assistant Superintendent War Training Service, Region I; Chief (Army Section) War Training Service, Region I; and, Assistant to Regional Administrator for Personal Flying Development, RegionI, until his retirement in 1953. Throughout his career Rohlfs did considerable writing for various magazines on the subject of flying. Flying Pioneer extraordinary, Roland Rohlfs devoted the major portion of his entire active life to aviation in many phases. His were memories of valuable and noteworthy accomplishments in the American history of aviation. Richly deserving of great credit, he became one of the stalwarts of the early Curtiss organization and then went on to devote his energies and experience to other fields of aviation. Rohlfs retired to his home in Manhasset, Long Island, New York, where after a long illness he passed away on March 22, 1974. He was survived by his widow, Alice Rohlfs.
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