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San Francisco Council - Air Scouting

Harwood F Jackson - Director of Air Scouting since its inception retired at end of 1945

1945 - composed of five squadrons and two patrols

1946 - Philip Swartz - Director of Air Scouts

55 Air scouts returned with enthusiastic reports of a highly successfule air scout day at the san fransci airport.  Every scout had a turn in a link trainer. The scouts went through many planes 2 and 4 motor transports and a B17 Flying Fortress with opportunity for a close-up inspection of a B25 Mitchell bomber, a black widow and a P51 Mustang.  They visited the control tower and the shops and had lunch in the United Airlines cafeteria as guests of the company.  As a finale the army flyers biuzzed the field repeatedly in their plaine.