Monthly Archives: August 2008

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 held in San Antonio, TX … Continue reading

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T-29 Flying Classroom

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 was similar to the T-29 … Continue reading

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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 significant quantities. Although the F-94 … Continue reading

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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 and a radar operator in … Continue reading

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