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February 12, 2006

Pilots Reflect On Being Tuskegee Legacy Heirs

Something special began July 19, 1941. For the first time in the history of military aviation, blacks were given an opportunity to prove themselves in the sky. The first black aviators began their flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Ala., and went to the famed 99th Fighter Squadron. Today, the heirs of their legacy take to the skies above Langley.

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