Behind the Wings®
The Podcast – Episode 6
James H. Doolittle’s granddaughter share’s an inside look at a remarkable career in aviation.
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- Jimmy Doolittle was highly educated, as a mechanic, engineer, and pilot, which set up his career as an aviation pioneer
- Doolittle’s innovation with blind flying and landing paved the way for landing in bad weather
- Doolittle helped organize the Air Force Association and was elected its first president
- Doolittle lobbied successfully to make the Air Force its own branch of the military
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