From 1917 to 1965 the primary program for flight training and rating officers as pilots and navigators for the US Army Air Corps, the US Army Air Force, and the US Air Force, was the

James Connally/Harlingen/AFNOA Navigator reunion attendance: 1993 Location: San Antonio, TX Attendance: 40 Classes 64-02, 64-04 1994 Location: San Antonio, TX Attendance: 60 Classes 63-20 thru 64-05 1996 Location: San Antonio, TX Attendance: 70 Classes 63-17

Reunion – Last

LOCATOR ACTIONS for 2013 Trying to locate people from Connally & Harlingen navigator/observers classes listed below: 52-02 54-10 54-19 59-01 to 59-18 (Harlingen) 60-01 thru 61-22 & 62-18 The 2010 James Connally Navigator Reunion was

T-29″Flying Classroom” The C-131/T-29 is a USAF transport version of the Convair 240/340/440 series commercial airliners. The first Samaritan, a C-131A derived from the Convair 240, was delivered to the Air Force in 1954. It

F-94 Starfire

F-94 “Starfire” The two-seat F-94 was this nation’s first operational jet all-weather interceptor. It was developed from the single-seat F-80 Shooting Star which had been the Army Air Forces’ first operational jet aircraft procured in

F-89 Scorpion

F-89 “Scorpion” The F-89 was a twin-engine, all-weather fighter-interceptor designed to locate, intercept, and destroy enemy aircraft by day or night under all types of weather conditions. It carried a pilot in the forward cockpit

B-25 Mitchell

B-25 “Mitchell” By late 1945, the B-25 Mitchell outnumbered all other medium USAF bombers in service. During the immediate post-war years, the Air Force stripped the combat equipment from many B-25s. The Air Force used

Harlingen Army Airfield opened in July 1941 and was used by the United States Army Air Forces (AAF) as a training base during World War II. It was initially assigned to the AAF Gulf Coast