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90th Flying Training Squadron

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Country  United States
Type  Pilot Training
90th Flying Training Squadron
Active  9 February 1942 – 3 November 1945 1 January 1973 – Present
Branch  United States Air Force
Part of  Air Education and Training Command 19th Air Force 80th Flying Training Wing 80th Operations Group
Garrison/HQ  Sheppard Air Force Base

The 90th Flying Training Squadron (90 FTS) is part of the 80th Flying Training Wing based at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. It operates T-38 Talon aircraft conducting flight training.

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History

The 90th flew combat missions in the China Burma India Theater from, 16 September 1943-29 April 1945. It conducted undergraduate pilot training for US and allied students from, 1973–1981 and has been part of the Euro-NATO Joint Pilot Training Program since October 1981.

Operations

  • World War II
  • Lineage

  • 90th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) (1942)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron (1942)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) (1942–1944)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine (1944–1972)
  • 90th Flying Training Squadron (1972–Present)
  • Assignments

  • 80th Fighter Group (1942–1945)
  • 80th Flying Training Wing (1973–Present)
  • Aircraft operated

  • P-47 Thunderbolt (1942–1943, 1944–1945)
  • P-40 Warhawk (1943–1944)
  • T-38 Talon (1973–Present)
  • References

    90th Flying Training Squadron Wikipedia


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