Ed. High School, 1 yr Aero Engineering
Father: Clark Loring Trumbull, US Army in WWI, d. 26 Jun 1949, buried Arlington National Cemetery
prev. Commercial pilot
prev. exp. 774 hrs
Address in 1940: RFD No. 1, Silver Spring, Maryland
Postings: 6FPP, AFTS
Suspended for 2 days in Feb 1942 for "refusal to carry on with flight and parked aircraft"
4 accidents, 3 his fault:
- 24 Nov 1940, he failed to correct the take-off swing in a Mohawk and hit a tree "before completing a circuit and landing"
- 30 Mar 1941, he selected 'undercarriage up' instead of 'flaps up' after landing in a Blenheim
- 11 Sep 1941, he failed to control the landing swing of a Hudson, and broke the port undercarriage leg
- 3 Jan 1942, the hood of his Spitfire blew off due to 'insecure fitting' and slightly damaged the tail.
"A good pilot who can do excellent work when he feels like it. Normally a quiet and steady officer."
m. Jan 1942 in Leicester, Joan E [Beard]
Resident in Florida in 1994
d. 18 Sep 2001 - Washington DC