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CAPT JAMES J. DAVIDSON, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 102


Service Date In: 11/01/1940
Service Date Out: 06/01/1972
Date of Birth: 07/19/1919
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Winona State Univ
City, State: Manassas, VA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Silver Star

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII Pac., Korea

Aircraft

SBD
F9F
FJ-4
FH-1
F2H

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Kearsarge, AirOf
VF-52, CO
Air Group 14, CO

Associations/Service Organizations

Golden Eagles
Assn of Nav Aviation
Tailhook Assn

Significant Achievements

Test pilot of XFD-1 Phantom aboard USS F.D. Roosevelt (July 1946), the first time a US-designed pure- jet fighter had operated aboard a carrier. Grad Empire Test Pil. Sch
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