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VT-26 Flying Tigers
Drawn by Bud Southworth

VT-26 Flying Tigers - 1966
Provided by Dave Dollarhide

Patch
  • Air to Air Patch

Handle
  • Flying Tigers

Heritage
  • No info to date

Home Ports
    Date: Location:
  • 1970 - 1974 NAS Chase Field Beevile TX. (these dates are only years verified so far)

Air Wings
  • Date - - - - - - - - - - - - Tail code - - - - - - - Air Wing
  • No info to date

Deployments
  • None


Aircraft
  • Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:
  • VT-26 never flew the A-4 Skyhawk, but many Skyhawk pilots trained with this unit.
  • 19?? (1966) - - - - - - - - - - -F-11

  • I was an ADJ2 in VT26. I was there from April 1 1970 through September 4 1973. During that time we flew the F9 Panthers and later the T2C Buckeyes. The A4 Skyhawks were flown by VT24 and VT25. If I can help with any information from that time period I will be happy to do so.
    Thomas Woodruff

Commanding Officers
    Date Assumed Command - - - - - - - Commanding Officer
  • No info yet

Events
  • No Info to date

Awards
  • No info to date

Photographs


VT-26, 1966. (F-11 days)
The students in this 1966 PR photo are LTJG Dollarhide, MARCAD Birdwell, 1stLt. Jones.
Photo from Dave Dollarhide


VT-26 BuNo.141824 F-11
Photo from Dave Dollarhide


Sources:
  • Dave Dollarhide


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