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Presidential Squadron

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This particular Connie still touring as a flying Lockheed museum.

Lockheed Constellation #609, VIP Squadron

Chapter 22: President Truman's sense of humor resulted in "mustache cup crisis."Col. Williams later to become Haun's CO in Japan.

Truman's plane, The Independence, and her pilot, Frenchy Williams

 

Living in Falls Church, Virginia, a second son, David Welch Haun, is born.Gen. Smith was Haun's CO when the Col. became Chief Pilot of MATS.

New job,  new son David,  new MATS Chief: Gen Frederick H. Smith

 

Haun was the VIP Squadron CO at Washington National - not the Presidential Pilot, who was under Haun's Command.

Eisenhower's Connie, The Columbine  (No more mustache cup!)

 

"Yes, Virginia, you can fly the C-54 solo."

 

Jimmy Haun, Jr.  stormwatch@bellsouth.net
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Revised: November 13, 2009.

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