Flying Tigers

The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group

The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group

Using a special gift by AVG leader Chennault, a P-40E, serial number 41-1456, otherwise known as "Old Exterminator," Robert Lee… Read More

2 years ago

How a Luftwaffe Sharkmouthed Me 110 inspired Flying Tigers’ legendary tiger mouth insignia

Former Army Air Corps pilot Erik Shilling ended up creating the insignia that would forever be linked with the American… Read More

4 years ago

The Death of a Flying Tiger Ace: the Final Flight of Bill Reed, China’s Shining Mark

Bill Reed's engine went silent when he was about 20 miles from Liangshan airfield. Despite what misgivings he may have… Read More

4 years ago

THE LEGENDARY FLYING TIGERS WELCOME THEIR FIRST FEMALE COMMANDER

Short is the firs female to command the storied unit and the first time a fighter pilot will command the… Read More

7 years ago