Brian R. Smith Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum

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Brian R. Smith Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum. www.tuskegeeairmennationalmuseum.org. Moton Field was the only primary flight facility for Black pilot candidates in the U.S. Type of Airplane: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk. Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Airplane. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Brian R. SmithTuskegee Airmen National Historical Museumwww.tuskegeeairmennationalmuseum.org

1Moton Field was the only primary flight facility for Black pilot candidates in the U.S.

Type of Airplane: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk AirplaneThe pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group painted the tails of their P-51's red, thus their nickname "Red Tails". Their reputation for protecting bombers would slowly grow and they would affectionately be called Red-Tail Angels. 7Tuskegee Military Experiment, 1941-46

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Airwomen at Tuskegee?12Airmen 1949 Fighter Gunnery Meet Trophy

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Mess Hall

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