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Check Six: Early Night Operations – 70 years ago

February 3, 2020
Hawaii Air National Guard photograph

The 199th Fighter Squadron flew the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt from 1947 to 1954. As the Hawaii Air National Guard started flight operations with the P-47, they moved into night operations. The Hickam Field flightline had limited lighting and operations and training were limited.

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