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41st Flying Training Squadron [1]
41st Flying Training Squadron.jpg
41st Flying Training Squadron Patch
Active 1 February 1940 - 8 March 1960
10 January 1990 - 15 May 1991
1 October 1998 - Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Pilot Training
Part of Air Education and Training Command
19th Air Force
14th Flying Training Wing
14th Operations Group
Garrison/HQ Columbus Air Force Base
Engagements World War II
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation ribbon.svg DUC
Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA
Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines).svg PPUC
Presidential Unit Citation (Korea).svg ROK PUC

The 41st Flying Training Squadron (41 FTS) is part of the 14th Flying Training Wing based at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. It operates T-6 Texan II aircraft conducting flight training.

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Mission

History

The 41st flew antisubmarine patrols off the coast of Washington from, 14 December 1941-21 January 1942. It then went on to fly combat sorties including patrol, escort, and close air support in Southwest and Western Pacific areas from, 23 July 1942-14 August 1945. The squadron also flew air defense of Japan during the Korean War. It conducted academic training for pilots and managed the accelerated copilot enrichment training program from, 1990-1991 and has conducted student flight training since 1998.[1]

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Operations[1]

Lineage[1]

  • 41st Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) (1939 - 1942)
  • 41st Fighter Squadron (1942 - 1944)
  • 41st Fighter Squadron, Single-Engine (1944 - 1950)
  • 41st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron (1950 - 1990)
  • 41st Flying Training Squadron (1990 - Present)

Assignments[1]

Stations[1]

Aircraft operated[1]

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