USAF LT. COL. D.J. HEGLAND COLLECTION
No. 3276. Stearman 75 PT-17 US Army Air Forces
Photographed at Curtis Field, Brady, Texas, USA, 1944

Stearman 75 PT-17

02/05/2004. D.J. Hegland at age 23 during flight training at Curtis Field in 1944. Prior to enlisting he had several hundred hours flying as a crop duster and civilian flight instructor. He spent the remainder of WW II as a flight instructor, logging time in many types of aircraft including T-6, T-7, AT-11, C-45F and TB-25.









Created February 5, 2004