Flying Tiger Line
Pilots Association

The 1970s

Flying Tigers continued to fly military troops and cargo into Vietnam during the war years. The picture below shows a full plane of troops heading to Vietnam on a Flying Tiger Flight.

Flying Tiger aircraft were chartered to transport troops and supplies from the United States to Asia; Flying Tigers later received a cargo route award to Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. The airline also played a major role in the construction of the Distant Early Warning Line, flying equipment to remote outposts in northern Canada and Alaska.




As the company celebrated its first year of Transpacific service, ground breaking for Flying Tigers first Asian terminal took place in Tokyo, Japan the companies hub for Asian operations.