US Navy Pilot & Pan Am Pilot Named Grouping

This is a grouping that came from the estate of Captain James Mcintyre. He graduated from LaSalle Academy in New York City in 1945 and was accepted as a Navy V-5 student attending Tufts College for two years of engineering studies prior to Navy flight training at NAS Pensacola, FL. He subsequently flew with the Pacific fleet and then returned o Columbia University to earn his degree. Hired by Pan American World Airways in early 1952, he flew to Africa, South America and the Caribbean. He then joined TWA and flew their U.S. domestic and international routes before retiring as a Boeing 747 Captain in 1987. During this time Capt. McIntyre stayed affiliated with Naval Air Reserve and was called to active duty with the U.S. Navy for three years in late 1961. He flew with the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron assigned to the Pacific Fleet and rejoined the Reserves afterwards. He also retired as a Navy Captain. Capt. McIntyre was very active in air safety work throughout his career. Awarded the Air Line Pilot Association Air Safety award in 1985, he continued his air safety efforts in retirement. This grouping has his flight helmet made by Sierra, Bullion patch and photo from when he was with Guided Missile Group One, his Pan Am metal suit case, The flight jacket yearbook, a tray of pins and patches including there Naval wings. All will be ... read more