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1941 Press Photo A group picture of the Ohio Army Aviation Cadets - nee22507

AdID: 2747395

Availability: In stock

Part Number: nee22507

Source: NEA


This is an original press photo. Enlisted pilots were called flying sergeants.[4] Graduating enlisted pilots were graded as flight staff sergeants while pilots who graduated at the top of their class were graded as flight technical sergeants. They were usually assigned to flying transport and liaison aircraft. Their pilot status was only indicated by their pilot's wings, often leading to enlisted aviators being mistaken for air crew or harassed for impersonating a pilot. This caused a lot of bad feelings between the enlisted pilots (who had more dangerous jobs for lower pay and no privileges) and the officer pilots (who received the same pay, promotability, and privileges as officers).Photo measures 10 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 09-23-1941.