A legacy that lives on. Francis Potter left this earth 6 years ago, and left the service of the United States Air Force in 1969. And yet his memory, and his […]
Boeing B-52 Model D, aircraft #56-0676 now sits on static display at the Heritage Air Park on Fairchild Air Force Base, near Spokane Washington. Driving on to base one […]
Certificates earned during a USAF flying career.
Portrait pictures of Col Francis H. Potter, USAF.
I could feel the vibrations and hear the noise of the departing KC 135 tanker aircraft that early morning as it echoed through the heavy fog. I had just arrived […]
How many remember events of 50 years past? Younger people may think that’s pre-historic, but for many past that age, vivid memories remain. Since my working life was linked with […]
In 1956 the 92 Bomb Wing, (H) was alerted for upgrading to Boeing’s new eight engined all jet heavy bomber, the B-52’s. We had three bomb squadrons in our wing, […]
The pages below are scans of the CONTROLLED INDOCTRINATION FLIGHT COURSE – PILOT RATING BOOK of Col. Francis H. Potter, USAF. Col Potter began flight training on August 12th, 1943 […]
The information below is summarized from Pilot Flight Log Book of Col. Francis Harold Potter USAF . See photos below for scans of individual log book pages. Link to Spreadsheet […]
Interviewer: You’ve got almost 10,000 flying hours. That’s a lot of hours. Potter: Yes, but the airline pilots now make a career out of it, so a lot of them […]