89th Flying Training Squadron is part of the 80th Flying Training Wing based at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. It operates the T-6 Texan II aircraft conducting flight training.
History [ edit ]
World War II [ edit ]
The 89th flew combat missions in the
China Burma India Theater from, 8 September 1943 – 28 April 1945.
Pilot Training [ edit ]
It conducted undergraduate pilot training for US and allied students from, 1973–1981 and has been part of the Euro-
NATO Joint Pilot Training Program since October 1981.
Operations [ edit ]
Lineage [ edit ]
Constituted as the 89th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 13 January 1942
Activated on 9 February 1942
89th Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942 Redesignated
89th Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) on 1 July 1942 Redesignated
89th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine on 28 February 1944 Inactivated on 3 November 1945
Redesignated 89th Flying Training Squadron on 25 May 1972
Activated on 1 Jan 1973 
Assignments [ edit ]
Stations [ edit ]
Selfridge Field, Michigan, 9 February 1942
Farmingdale, New York, 23 June 1942
Mitchel Field, New York, 9 December 1942 – 30 April 1943
Karachi, India, 29 June 1943
Guskhara Airfield, India, c. 16 August 1943 Nagaghuli Airfield, India, 15 October 1943
Detachment operated from Sadiya, India (October 1943); Mokelbaria, India (May 1944); Dergaon, India (August-c. 15 September 1944)
Myitkyina, Burma, c. 15 September 1944
Moran, India, 8 May 1945
Dudhkundi Airfield, India, 30 May – 6 October 1945
Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, 1 – 3 November 1945 Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1 January 1973 – present) 
Aircraft [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ The emblem was originally approved on 5 June 1944. In 1995 it was modified to place the approved emblem on a disc to comply with USAF regulations. Maurer,
Combat Squadron, p. 303; Air Force Instruction 84-105, Organizational Lineage, Honors and Heraldry.
Bibliography [ edit ]
Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1983) . Air Force Combat Units of World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-02-1. LCCN 61060979.
Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556. Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings, Lineage & Honors Histories 1947-1977 (PDF). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.
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