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Bearcat Blues

By Jolly on December 11, 2011 in Alumni News

Here's another Horsemen Cometh video on the F-8 Bearcat and it's history when it flew in the Blue Angels. I saw one up close this past summer at Oshkosh.Read More >


F-8 Crusader Stories

By Jolly on November 8, 2011 in Alumni News

I've been contacted by several F-8 drivers (most who flew Phantom's too) who wanted some Crusader stories if I had them. Ron "Astro" Knotts tells over 40 Crusader stories in his book, Supersonic Cowboys.Read More >


WW 2 Classmates

By Jolly on November 1, 2011 in Alumni News

I had this story forwarded to me by Sieg. It's a great story of two WW 2 vets finding each other 50 years after the War and then discovering they were actually classmates in grade school.Read More >


UPT Class 66E Reunion

By Jolly on July 25, 2011 in Alumni News

Pilot Training Class 66-E, Laredo AFB, TX, Jan 1965- Feb 1966, the most amazing (or luckiest) class to ever graduate from UPT, is inviting all FU'ers (Active or Alums) to the USAF Museum 25-26 Sept 11 for the celebration of the "Laredo Escadrille's' 45th graduation anniversary.Read More >


The Original FU

By Jolly on July 11, 2011 in Alumni News

I got this picture from Neil Cosentino. It's a picture of his 1968 F-4 class, 434th Tac Fighter Training Squadron, George AFB, CA.Read More >



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