Category Archives: History

Liaison Pilot Profile: Maj. Allen Conser

Webmaster’s note: Article slightly modified for accuracy and tense from a submission by Timothy Conser, son of Allen Conser. We welcome your submissions! Allan Henry Conser was born on December 28th 1916 in Portland, Oregon to Homer and Georgia Conser.  … Continue reading

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L-Birds back to Normandy

This website: http://l-birds.fr/en is the homepage / gathering point for an exciting event coming up in Europe this summer around the commemoration ceremonies for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France in 1944. From what I’ve heard, over … Continue reading

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Research opportunities and obituaries

These days liaison pilots are becoming harder and harder to find. Sadly, we often don’t even know where to look until an obituary is posted. Here is a sampling of obituaries I’ve found that mention Liaison Pilots. If any family … Continue reading

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The best L-19 / O-1 Bird Dog resource – the International Birddog Association

Below are two of the best resources for history on the Cessna L-19 / O-1 Bird Dog.  International Birddog Association website International Birddog Association Facebook page

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Eugene O’Brien Photo Album Collection on FLICKR

These photos were see in the San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives at this source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/sets/72157634802460577 Eugene O’Brien served in the 125th Liason Squadron during World War Two. These images document his time in Europe near the end of … Continue reading

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