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    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Phillip Parker to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson

    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Phillip Parker to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson
    • Parker, Phillip
    • Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • Handwritten letter from RAF pilot Phillip Parker to his American Instructor Butch Jackson. Phillip Parker flew spitfires after completing his training at Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. In April 1944, he returned to Falcon as an assistant flying...
    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Henry Costain to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson

    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Henry Costain to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson
    • Costain, Henry
    • Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • Handwritten letter from RAF pilot Henry Costain to his American Instructor Butch Jackson. Henry "Hank" D. Costain graduated from Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona as a Sargent. He then served in th RAF during the war and retired as a Wing Commander. He...
    • Royal Air Force Cadets and Airplane at Falcon Field

    • Royal Air Force Cadets and Airplane at Falcon Field
    • True, Lester
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • Group of four Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots in front of aircraft. Back of photo reads, "Graduation night. 31st Oct 1941. No. 1 Course, Thunderbird Field, Glendale, Phoenix, Ariz. U.S.A." Individuals are identified (left to right) as W.J. Wilkinson,...
    • Royal Air Force Cadets at Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.)

    • Royal Air Force Cadets at Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.)
    • True, Lester
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • "Falcon Field, Royal Air Force, '13' Flight-Course 27"
    • Chinese Cadets March in Formation at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Chinese Cadets March in Formation at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • 4-6 [date?] Marching-on of Class 42-F Chinese cadets in front of hangar at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.).
    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Phillip Parker to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson

    • Letter from Royal Air Force cadet Phillip Parker to his American flight instructor Butch Jackson
    • Parker, Phillip
    • Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • Handwritten letter from RAF pilot Phillip Parker to his American Instructor Butch Jackson. Phillip Parker flew spitfires after completing his training at Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. In April 1944, he returned to Falcon as an assistant flying...
    • Chinese Cadets in Class at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Chinese Cadets in Class at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • A classroom course in flight instruction (class 42F Chinese cadets).
    • Chinese Cadet Stands in Front of Airplane

    • Chinese Cadet Stands in Front of Airplane
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Class 42-F Chinese cadet, Chen Hung-chun, posed beside and airplane.
    • Men in uniform pose for photograph

    • Men in uniform pose for photograph
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Chinese cadets, Lin Tin-chun…[no other names given] of class 42-F and their American instructor pilot.
    • Chinese Cadets Group Photo at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Chinese Cadets Group Photo at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • 4-5 [date?] Class 42-F graduating cadets and their instructors pose for a group photo pilots in front of the control tower.
    • Chinese Cadets Marching

    • Chinese Cadets Marching
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 42-F Chinese cadets marching to the airfield."(Scene is probably from filiming of movie Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air, 20th Century Fox, 1942)
    • Chinese Cadets in Front of Stearman Airplane

    • Chinese Cadets in Front of Stearman Airplane
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 43-C Chinese cadets, Liu Teh-ming…etc. [names not given], and their American instructor pilot before airplane." [note: original photo has significant water damage]
    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-H Chinese Cadets (part one)

    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-H Chinese Cadets (part one)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Graduation photo of class 45-H Chinese cadets (part one)
    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-H Chinese Cadets (part two)

    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-H Chinese Cadets (part two)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Graduation photo of class 45-H Chinese cadets (part two)
    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-B Chinese Cadets at Santa Ana Army Air Base (CA)

    • Graduation Photo of Class 45-B Chinese Cadets at Santa Ana Army Air Base (CA)
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Group photo of Chinese cadets. Sign in photos reads: "Chinese detachment, Major K.Y. Lai, Commanding, Santa Ana Army Air Force"
    • Class 42-F Chinese Cadets

    • Class 42-F Chinese Cadets
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Class 42-F Chinese cadets stand in formation.
    • Class 43-C Chinese Cadets

    • Class 43-C Chinese Cadets
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 43-C Chinese cadets, Chow She-Lin, Lin Tien-Chang, Chen Chia, Yang Chang-Fai, Hsia Yung-Ching, Liu Shiao-yao and their American instructor pilot, W.W. Walter before an airplane."
    • Group Photograph of Chinese cadets

    • Group Photograph of Chinese cadets
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • Chinese cadets pose for group photograph, chinese writing on print.
    • Royal Air Force Cadets and Stearman Airplane

    • Royal Air Force Cadets and Stearman Airplane
    • True, Lester
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • Handwritten note on back of photo reads, "Henry Langton, [Was. Waewwash?], L.True, Vic Lewis at end of framing (?) course, Thunderbird Field, Glendale, Arizona. Please return to L. True 41 Acadia Ave, Bristol, Leics. LE4 4HB"

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