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Interview with James MacFarlane

Item Number: OH0208
 Oral History
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Number of Pages
Digital Object Type
Oral History
Stephen Maxner
Physical Location
Cold Storage
Copyright Statement
The Vietnam Archive
Mini Disc
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  • Existence: 04 February 2002

General Note / OCR

(Air America, Bird and Son, CASI) Jim MacFarlane joined the Connecticut Army National Guard in 1958 where he received fixed-wing and rotary wing training. In 1962 he was hired by Air America to fly the DeHavilland DHC-2 (Beaver) in Thailand and Laos. He served with Air America until October 1962 and was then hired by Bird and Son to fly several aircraft to include the Dornier DO-28 (Skyservant). He flew in Thailand and Laos with Bird and Son from 1963 to 1965 and then worked for Continental Air Services, Incorporated, in Vietnam for most of 1966. After leaving CASI in 1966, Jim returned to the US and flew commercial aircraft where his duties included flying men and material to and from Vietnam.

Pub Credit Line
OH0208, James M. MacFarlane Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 14 May 2002 [Updated: 12 Jan 2011]