What engineers chose the locations and oversaw runway construction for the airfields that the Flying Tigers used?

Who commanded the Flying Tigers?

Claire Lee Chennault

Chennault, in full Claire Lee Chennault, (born September 6, 1890, Commerce, Texas, U.S.—died July 27, 1958, New Orleans, Louisiana), U.S. major general who commanded the U.S. Army Air Forces in China (1942–45) and created the American Volunteer Group (AVG), best known as the Flying Tigers.

What military branch was Flying Tigers?

Flying Tigers

1st American Volunteer Group
Branch Army Air Corps
Type Fighter group
Size 3 squadrons; 60 aircraft average
Nickname(s) “The Flying Tigers”

When did fedex buy Flying Tigers?


Flying Tiger Line, also known as Flying Tigers, was the first scheduled cargo airline in the United States and a major military charter operator during the Cold War era for both cargo and personnel. The airline was bought by Federal Express in 1988. The company was started by Robert William Prescott.

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