86 FTS Laughlin AFB U.S. Air Force Custom Patches

The 86th Flying Training Squadron (86 FTS) is part of the 47th Flying Training Wing based at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. It operates T-1 Jayhawk aircraft conducting flight training. The 86th FTS mission was mainly anti-submarine patrols with the B-18 its primary aircraft. In the six years that hallowed, the 86th traveled to all parts of the world earning a proud history. The mission was expanded to include training personnel for overseas duty and combat operations.