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"K" coded OA-10 Catalina based at Keesler Field, MS

(Air-Sea Rescue Training) 

 

 

USAAF Photo courtesy of Allan Hammon Collection 

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MISCELLANEOUS CODES

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This section is simply to document field letter code "oddities" that were occasionally assigned to Basic, Advanced and Transition training fields

    

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"K" coded NAA O-47 previously based at Stockton Field, CA. Stockton was an Advanced S-E, 2-E  and Basic Flying Training base.


Photo by W.T. Larkins 

"F" coded BT-13 assigned to Freeman Field, IN. Freeman was a large Advanced 2-E Flying Training base with 250 AT-10's.

USAAF Photo from Allan Hammon Collection

"J" coded AT-23 (Target Tugs) based at Dover AAF, DE

 
Photo source: Unknown 

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"V" coded BT-13 based at Victorville AAF, CA

( Victorville was a large Advanced 2-E Flying training base with AT-9 & AT-11's)


Official USAAF photo from the Collection of David Hatfield 

"X" coded BT-13 based at Luke Field, AZ

(Luke was Transition S-E & Spec 2-E Flying Training fighter base)


USAAF photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 

"W" coded AT-8 based at Walnut Ridge AAF, AR
 
  
 
Source: Wings of Honor Museum, Walnut Ridge, AR

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"C" coded PT-18 based at Cochran Field, GA

Cochran was a large Basic flight training base with over 100 BT-13/AT-6 assigned. 


Official USAAF Photo from Collection of Ken Crist  



Official  USAAF Photo

Unusual "R" suffix coded AT-10 based at Ellington Field, TX

 

USAAF Photo via George Cully

"S" Coded B-25 based at Marana AAF, AZ
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Steve Hoza 

 

 

 

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"C" (infix) coded RA-25 and P-40 based at Esler Field, LA
 
USAAF Photo 

"F" coded A-24's at Burns Auxillary AAF, OR
 
USAAF Photo 

"HQ" marked AT-6 based at Maxwell Field, AL
 
USAAF photo from the TWU Collection 

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Infix coded "X" B-26 based at Harlingen AAF, TX

(WASP operated Target Tug) 


USAAF Photo 

"M"  coded P-40 based at MacDill Field, FL which was a large 2-E & 4-E bomber training base.
 
 USAAF Photo

"SP" coded B-25 based at Spence AAF, GA
(Spence was an adv S-E and fighter transition)  
 
 USAAF Photo

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"O" coded O-52's based at Brooks Field, TX
(Brooks was also an Observation Training School) 
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of KenCrist

"EL" coded L-5 based at Biggs AAF, TX
 
Photo from the Collection of Tom Michel 

"A" (suffix coded) BT-13 based at either Tinker AAF (OK) or the Ferry group at Cincinnati (OH)
 
USAAF photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 

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" I " coded PT-22 based at Mather Field, CA
( Assigned to the Instructors School) 
 
 
Collection of W. T. Larkins 

"J" coded RA-29 (target tug) based at Sarasota AAF, FL
 
From the Collection of Michael Drake 
 
 
 

"O" coded B-25 based at Brooks AAF, TX
 
Chris Brame Collection 
 

 
 

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"T" marked PT-19 based at Victory Field, TX 
Note: Primary training aircraft were not to display field letter codes 
 
USAAF Photo from the Chris Brame Collection 

"SP" coded P-36 based at Spence AAF, GA
 
Spence AAF was an Advanced Flying Training base with 150 AT-6's assigned 
 
Photo Source: Unknown 

"EP" coded P-36 based at Eagle Pass AAF, TX
 
Photo Source: USAAF 

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"M" marked Martin AT-23's (Target Tugs) based at Millville AAF, NJ
 
 
Photo Source: Millville Air Museum 

"T" marked RA-25 (Target Tug) based at Millville AAF, NJ
 
Photo source: Millville Air Museum 

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