Flight Test Certification of Then-Captain Joseph Laughlin, January 1943

Title

Flight Test Certification of Then-Captain Joseph Laughlin, January 1943

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, four months before then-Captain Laughlin would be sent stateside to help build and command the 379th Fighter Squadron.

Creator

Army Air Corps

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

January 19, 1943

Files

Laughlin_Flight_Test_January_1943.JPG

Citation

Army Air Corps, “Flight Test Certification of Then-Captain Joseph Laughlin, January 1943,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/37.