Re: Kat guys must be Lt.'s

From: Ed Rudnicki <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 96 16:01:56 EST

>>>> likely meaning that all the other pilots would be Lieutenants (all military
>>>> pilots are Lt. or above). I noticed something about the rank insignia
>>Not true, in that in the Army, as well as in other forces, you have
>>or had warrant officers, and senior NCOs, as pilots.
>Really? I've never personally met either a Sergeant or Master Warrant that was
>a pilot - lots of Loadmasters and the like, but not pilots. In fact, I think I read somewhere
>that Helo pilots in VN were all Lt.'s by definition. Oh well, live and learn I guess.

Nowadays the fixed wing USN and USAF pilots are officers, but the
Army has flying WOs. In the past there were senior flying NCOs, but
the need was greater.....

Ed Rudnicki
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Received on Wed Jan 03 1996 - 16:21:25 PST

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