27 September 1968 – Kuldar “Koot” Visnapuu was serving with the 174th TFS Phu Cat “Bats” in Vietnam. Lt. Kuldar Visnapuu’s had just taken off from a base in South Vietnam when his Supersabre was hit by enemy fire. He turned the plane toward the South China Sea and ejected safely, watching as his jet
Charles W. Joseph
“I graduated from pilot training, Class 49-C, in the F-80 at Williams AFB, Arizona in September 1949. From there I was assigned to the 307th F.E.S. 31st Fighter Wing at Albany, Georgia from October 1949 to January 1952.
During the Korean War, I served with the 154 and 310th F.B.S., K-2 from January to December 1952. I flew 100 missions in the F-84.
From January 1953 to December 1961, served at Luke AFB, Arizona as Flight Commander and Assist Squadron Ops Officer for the F-84E & F, and F-100.”
Col. Joseph is a member of the Super Sabre Society and the Roadrunners Internationale.