FLIGHT-19 PICS – A Tale of Two Planes and Two Numbers!

AVENGER PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND MISLEADING !! Dateline - 30 January 2020 It's a little noticed Flight-19 detail, but according to the U.S. Navy, (Image #1), there were two different models of TBM Avengers flying Navigational Hop-1 that day in 1945.  Four of the planes were shown to be TBM-1C's , and the fifth, FT-28, was a … Continue reading FLIGHT-19 PICS – A Tale of Two Planes and Two Numbers!

C.C. Taylor and Possible PTSD?

Is it possible that Lt. Charles C.Taylor could have been suffering some kind of medical malady while leading the Flight-19 training mission on December 5th, 1945? It is a plausible theory. One that needs to be considered. Weather or not he was suffering from the after effects of a late night on the town, or … Continue reading C.C. Taylor and Possible PTSD?

The Role of Glynco, NAS Brunswick Georgia

Those of you who are familiar with the Flight-19 saga know of the reported radar contact made by the USS Solomons CVE-67 December 5th 1945, and of the direction finding plots made by the use of high frequency radio waves.  But what you may not be aware of is that there was also allegedly some … Continue reading The Role of Glynco, NAS Brunswick Georgia