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"ON" coded B-24 based at Liberal AAF, KS

Official USAAF Photo from Collection of W.T. Larkins 

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A.  OTU / RTU Training
 
 

Army Air Field

Fuselage Letter  Code

Tail Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Alexandria, LA

 

AL, X

B-17

ALexandra

Ardmore, OK

 

AR

B-17

ARdmore

Avon Park, FL

A

A

B-17

Avon

Barksdale Field, LA

B

B-17

Barksdale

Biggs, TX


EL

B-17, B-29

EL Paso

Bruning, NE

Y

 

B-24

unknown

Clovis, NM

 

DA

B-17

unknown

Dalhart, TX

 


B-17


Deming, NM

 


B-29


Drew Field, FL

D

D

B-17

Drew

Dyersburg, TN

 

DY, then Y

B-17

DYersburg

Fairmont, NE

 

FA

B-24, B-29

FAirmont

Ft. Sumner, NM

 


B-17, B-24


Gulfport, LA

P

 

B-17

GulfPort

Las Vegas, NV

Z

B-24

unknown

MacDill Field, FL

M

M

B-17

MacDill

Moses Lake, WA

 

BM

B-17

unknown

Pueblo, CO

NLA

NLA

B-24

unknown

Pyote, TX

 

PY

B-17

PYote

Rapid City, SD

 

RC

B-17

Rapid City

Randolph Field, TX

 

# V #

B-29

unknown

Sioux City, IA

 

SC

B-17

Sioux City

 
 #  The letter code was a suffix to the assigned sequential number (e.g. 301M)
# V # The letter code was an infix to the assigned sequential number (e.g. 2V15) 

      (NLA): No Letter Assigned
 
 
 
B. Advanced 4-E and Specialized 4-E 
 
  • Western Flying Training Command

Army Air Field 

Fuselage Letter Code

Tail Letter Code 

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Hobbs, NM 

H

H

B-17

Hobbs

Keesler Field, MS

K

 

B-24, B-32 

Keesler 

Kirtland Field, NM


C

B-29 

unknown 

Muroc, CA



B-24 

unknown 

Roswell, NM

W

 

B-17 

RosWell 

Williams, AZ

Y

 

B-17 

HigleY 

 

  • Central Flying Training Command 
 
 

Army Air Field 

Fuselage Letter Code

Tail Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Courtland, AL 

   

B-24


Ft. Worth, TX 

#M

 

B-24, B-32 

unknown

Liberal, KS 

ON

 

B-24

unknown

 

 

  •  Eastern Flying Training Command

 

 

Army Air Field 

Fuselage Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Hendricks Field, FL 

H

B-17

Hendricks

Lockbourne, OH

(NLA)

B-17


Maxwell, AL

 

B-24, B-29 


Smyrna, TN

SM

B-24

SMyrna

 

 

 

 

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"PY" coded B-17 based at Pyote AAF, TX


Official USAAF Photo from the Collection of Alan Hammons

"RC" coded B-17 based at Rapid City AAF, SD
 
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 

"H" coded B-17 formerly based at Hobbs AAF, NM
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Chris Brame 

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"W" coded B-17's based at Roswell AAF, NM


Official USAAF Photo courtesy of the Walker Aviation Museum, NM

"Z" coded B-24 formerly based at Las Vegas AAF, NV
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 

"K" coded B-32 based at Keesler AAF, LA
 
USAAF Photo 

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"EL"  coded B-17 based at Biggs AAF, TX
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 
 
 

"M" coded B-17G based  at MacDill Field, FL
 
USAAF Photo 

"C" coded TB-29 formerly based at Kirtland Field, NM
 
 USAAF Photo

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FairB-29A.jpg

"EL" coded B-29 based at Biggs Field, TX
 
Photo from the Collection of Tom Michel 

"V" infix coded B-29 based at Randolph Field, TX
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Tom Michel 

"FA" coded B-29 based at Fairmont AAF, NE
 
Official USAAF Photo 

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