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Lt. Andrew J. LaBoiteaux Completes Aerial Gunnery Training

Besides learning to fly an aircraft, Signal Corps pilots were required to train on aerial gunnery. Before leaving for the front, Lieutenant Andrew J. LaBoiteaux completed his aerial gunnery training at Taliaferro Field, near Fort Worth, Texas.  According to his diploma, dated August 10, 1918, LaBoiteaux qualified as a bombing gunnery pilot, earning a grand average of 84%.

Besides learning to fly an aircraft, Signal Corps pilots were required to train on aerial gunnery. Before leaving for the front, Lieutenant Andrew J. LaBoiteaux completed his aerial gunnery training at Taliaferro Field, near Fort Worth, Texas. According to his diploma, dated August 10, 1918, LaBoiteaux qualified as a bombing gunnery pilot, earning a grand average of 84%.

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Besides learning to fly an aircraft, Signal Corps pilots were required to train on aerial gunnery.  Before leaving for the front, Lieutenant Andrew J. LaBoiteaux completed his aerial gunnery training at Taliaferro Field, near Fort Worth, Texas.  According to his diploma, dated August 10, 1918, LaBoiteaux qualified as a bombing gunnery pilot, earning a grand average of 84%.

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