Once a pilot, always a pilot

Capt. Steven Parsons, 47th Student Squadron T-6A Texan II instructor pilot, shows the T-6 trainer to retired Capt. Jerry Yellin, a former World War II U.S. Army Air Corps fighter pilot, during initial training for an orientation flight Dec. 16, 2016. After graduating from Luke Air Field as a fighter pilot in August of 1943, he spent the remainder of the war flying P-40, P- 47 Thunderbolt and P-51 Mustang combat missions in the Pacific with the 78th Fighter Squadron, known as the "Bushmasters." (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mike Meares)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Mike Meares
VIRIN: 161214-F-ZB240-089.JPG
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