Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, June 1941

Title

Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, June 1941

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, completed at Wheeler Field, Hawaii, just 6 months and a day before the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. Because of the attack, Colonel Laughlin would not have another Instrument Flight Check for almost a year.

Creator

Army Air Corps

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

June 6, 1941

Files

Laughlin_Flight_Test_June_1941.JPG

Citation

Army Air Corps, “Flight Test Certification of Then-2nd Lt. Joseph Laughlin, June 1941,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/39.