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.

 

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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.

 

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