Ernest C. Hughes


 
Preferred Name: Curt
Nickname/Call Sign: Curt
Date Of Birth: 01-24-1940
Highest Military Grade Held: Major, O4
Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Biography

No combat, but fortunate to fly dissimilar air combat training against Agressor T-38, F-5 and Fighter Lead-In F-15 plus Marine Reserve F-4 and USAF F-4, F-15; out classed, but the ‘ol Hun surprised several of them. Great plane!

Units Assigned

  • 1964 Commissioned
  • 1964-1965 Pilot training – Williams AFB, AZ class 66D
  • 1966-1968 3553rd PTS Instructor – Moody AFB, GA T-37
  • 1968-1969 Stan Eval / Check Pilot and IP Training / Instructor, Moody AFB, GA T-37
  • 1970-1972 187th Fighter Wing (ALANG) Montgomery, AL RF-84, RF-4C
  • 1972-1980 159th Fighter Group (LAANG) New Orleans, LA F-100D
  • 1969-1998 Delta Air Lines 767 Captain

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • University of Oklahoma, BS E/E
Biography

Biography

No combat, but fortunate to fly dissimilar air combat training against Agressor T-38, F-5 and Fighter Lead-In F-15 plus Marine Reserve F-4 and USAF F-4, F-15; out classed, but the ‘ol Hun surprised several of them. Great plane!

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1964 Commissioned
  • 1964-1965 Pilot training – Williams AFB, AZ class 66D
  • 1966-1968 3553rd PTS Instructor – Moody AFB, GA T-37
  • 1968-1969 Stan Eval / Check Pilot and IP Training / Instructor, Moody AFB, GA T-37
  • 1970-1972 187th Fighter Wing (ALANG) Montgomery, AL RF-84, RF-4C
  • 1972-1980 159th Fighter Group (LAANG) New Orleans, LA F-100D
  • 1969-1998 Delta Air Lines 767 Captain

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • University of Oklahoma, BS E/E
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