The Pilots of Thunderbird Field Where Aviation Legacies Took Flight and Beyond Spread your wings and explore years of aviation history told by third generation pilot Lt Col Scott R Weaver An unique story never told before about his grand father flight instructor Leo Purint

  • Title: The Pilots of Thunderbird Field: Where Aviation Legacies Took Flight. 1941-1945 and Beyond.
  • Author: Scott Weaver
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Spread your wings and explore 60 years of aviation history told by third generation pilot, Lt Col Scott R Weaver An unique story never told before about his grand father, flight instructor, Leo Purinton and his family history, starting in World War II, continuing through Vietnam and ending in the Gulf War In 1998, Tom Brokaw used the phrase, The Greatest GenerationSpread your wings and explore 60 years of aviation history told by third generation pilot, Lt Col Scott R Weaver An unique story never told before about his grand father, flight instructor, Leo Purinton and his family history, starting in World War II, continuing through Vietnam and ending in the Gulf War In 1998, Tom Brokaw used the phrase, The Greatest Generation when he wrote his book by the same title Some thought it was a catchy marketing phrase Read my story, and I think you ll agree, that this generation was indeed The Greatest Generation Thunderbird Field is part of America s storied aviation history It was considered a training base that was steeped in multicultural tradition with student pilots from America, Canada, Britain, Argentina and China In late 1930 s, another World War in Europe was inevitable The German Air Force had amassed over 20,000 pilots and trained the largest reserve of pilots ever in the history of mankind Simultaneously, Japanese Army Air Service was wrecking havoc throughout Asia, mainly China It was in the late 1940 s that the leadership of the United States and the US Army Air Corps, General Hap Arnold, saw the desperate need for skilled aviators With only a handshake between General Arnold and Leland Hayward and Jack Connelly, Southwest Airway founders, planned for the nation s first civilian flight training center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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    One thought on “The Pilots of Thunderbird Field: Where Aviation Legacies Took Flight. 1941-1945 and Beyond.”

    1. Great book, an interesting history lesson tied to an equally interesting family story. Amazing to see how far the aviation industry has come in just a few generations. I was only able to put it down once, and that was when I reluctantly finished it.

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