28 February 1941 – The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was an American turbojet fighter-bomber aircraft. Originating as a 1944 United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) proposal for a “day fighter”, the F-84 first flew in 1946. Although it entered service in 1947, the Thunderjet was plagued by so many structural and engine problems that a 1948
Dennis Leon Schaan
Denny Schaan flew the F-100 from 1965-1968 with the 55th Tactical Fighter Squadron out of RAF Wethersfield, and in 1969 with the 309th Tactical Fighter Squadro out of Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam.
After serving in the USAF he flew the DC-10 and B-727 with Northwest Airlines for 15 years.