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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

Drew Field, FL

D

D

B-17

Drew

Dyersburg, TN

 

DY, then Y

B-17

DYersburg

Gulfport, LA

P

 

B-17

GulfPort

MacDill Field, FL

M

M

B-17

MacDill

Moses Lake, WA

 

BM

B-17

unknown

Randolph Field, TX

 

# V #

B-29

unknown

 
  Historical Notes
  • Dyersberg AAF was home to 72 B-17's 

     
 
 
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 

Minter Field, CA


L

B-17, B-24 

Lerdo 

Muroc, CA



B-24 

unknown 

Williams, AZ

Y

 

B-17 

HigleY 


 

Historical Notes
  •  Hobbs  AAF was home to 162 B-17's and post war it became a storage facility for 1600 surplus A/C.
 
 
  • Central Flying Training Command 
 
 

Army Air Field 

Field Letter Code

Tail Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Courtland, AL 

   

B-24


Ft. Worth, TX 

OM

 

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


 
C.  USAAF 2nd AF   (Hq: Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, CO) 
 
  
 
 

Army  Air Field

Fuselage Letter Code

Tail Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

 Alamagordo, NM

 


B-18, B-29

 

 Biggs, TX

 

EP

B-17, B-29

El Paso

 Bruning, NE

 


B-24

 

 Casper, WY

 


B-17, B-24

 

 Clovis, NM

 


B-24, B-29

 

Dalhart, TX

 

DA

B-17, B-24, B-29

 

 Davis-Monthan, AZ

 


B-24, B-29

 

 Fairmont, NE

 

FA

B-24, B-29

FAirmont

 Fort Sumner, NM

   

B-17, B-24

 

 Grand Island, NE

 

GI

B-17, B-29

Grand Isle

 Great Bend, KS

   

B-29

 

 Harvard, NE

 

HA

B-17, B-24, B-29

HArvard

 Hobbs, NM

 

H

B-17

Hobbs

 Lincoln, NE

 


 B-29


 Mc Cook, NE

   

B-29

 

 Pratt, KS

   

B-17, B-24

 

 Pueblo, CO

   

B-17, B-24

 

 Pyote, TX

 

PY

B-17

PYote

Rapid City, SD

 

RC

B-17

Rapid City

Scribner, NE


 

 B-29


Roswell, NM

W

 

 B-29

RosWell

Smokey Hill, KS

   

B-17, B-29


Walker, KS

   

B-17, B-24, B-29

 

Wendover, UT

(NLA)

(NLA)

B-17, B-24, B-29

 

 

 

 

  Photo Gallery

 

USAAF 2nd AF Training



 

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

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

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

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"RC" coded B-17 Based at Rapid City AAF, SD
Ken Crist Collection

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


Official USAAF Photo from the Collection of Alan Hammons

"C" coded TB-29 previously based at Kirtland AAF, NM


Official USAAF Photo

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"W" coded B-29  based at Roswell AAF, NM
 
 
USAAF Photo 

"W" coded B-17's based at Roswell AAF, NM
 
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 

"GI" marked B-17 based at Grand Island AAF, NE
 
USAAF photo from the Collection of Chris Brame 

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"DY" coded B-17 based at Dyersberg AAF, TN
 
USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist 


 
RTU / OTU Training 
 
 

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HobbsAAF-B-17No4.jpg
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"K" coded B-32 based at Keesler AAF, LA
 
USAAF Photo 

"H" coded B-17 based at Hobbs AAF, NM
 
USAAF Photo  

"M" coded B-17 based at MacDill AAF, FL
Photo from Scott Thompson of Aerovintage 


 

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"ON" coded B-24  based at Liberal AAF, KS
 
W.T. Larkins Photo

"OM" coded B-24D based at Ft. Worth AAF, TX 
 Photo from the Collection of Chris Brame

"V" Infix coded TB-29 based at Randolph Field, TX
 Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist

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