World War II Flight Training Museum and
63rd AAF Flying Training Detachment

Douglas, Georgia

Historic Photos - Part 2

Historic Photos - Part 2

Preparing for inspection

Preparing for inspection

Raymond and Gen. Wilby at flight tower

Major Gen. Francis B. Wilby, Lt. Persinger, and Richard Raymond at inspection at flight tower

Planes on field

Planes on the field with hangars, barracks and flight tower in background


Retreat in front of Administration Building

50 hour engine checkup

50-hour engine checkup

Checking Form 1-A

Instructor Paul Walker and student checking Form 1-A before takeoff

Instructions in Link Trainer

Instructions in the Link Trainer

Field scene from control tower

Field scene from flight tower

Solo initiation

Initiation after soloing!

Archery and volleyball

Keeping fit with archery, volley ball and other sports on the south side of the campus (near link trainer building)

Go on to Historic Photos - Part 3.

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