90th Flying Training Squadron

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90th Flying Training Squadron [1]
90th Flying Training Squadron Patch
Active 9 February 1942 – 3 November 1945
1 January 1973 – Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Pilot Training
Part of Air Education and Training Command
19th Air Force
80th Flying Training Wing
80th Operations Group
Garrison/HQ Sheppard Air Force Base
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation ribbon.svg DUC
Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA

The 90th Flying Training Squadron (90 FTS) is part of the 80th Flying Training Wing based at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. It operates T-38 Talon aircraft conducting flight training.


The 90th flew combat missions in the China Burma India Theater from, 16 September 1943-29 April 1945. 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.[1]



  • 90th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) (1942)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron (1942)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) (1942–1944)
  • 90th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine (1944–1972)
  • 90th Flying Training Squadron (1972–Present)


Bases stationed[1]

Aircraft operated[1]



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