Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, September 1940

Title

Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, September 1940

Subject

One of several instrument flight tests Colonel Laughlin would complete in the Army Air Corps

Description

In order to make sure pilots were combat ready and effective, the Army Air Corps required Instrument Flight Tests be completed every six months. This one was completed at Wheeler Field in Hawaii, just under a year before the attacks at Pearl Harbor would destroy his and his squadrons' planes and lead the U.S. into war.

Creator

Army Air Corps

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

December 23, 1940

Files

Laughlin_Flight_Test_December_1940.JPG

Citation

Army Air Corps, “Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, September 1940,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed July 11, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/36.