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"Y" Coded AT-9's based at Williams AAF, AZ

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Official USAAF Photo courtesy of the S. Hoza Collection

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USAAF Western Flying Training Command
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Army Air Field

Fuselage Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Douglas, AZ

A

AT-9, AT-17, UC-78, AT-24

Douglas

Ft. Sumner, NM

I

UC-78

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La Junta, CO

J

AT-9, AT-17, AT-24, UC-78, B-25

Junta

Lemoore, CA

R

AT-17, AT-20, UC-78

Lemoore

Marfa, TX

N

 AT-17

?

Minter Field, CA

L

AT-17, UC-78, B-25

Lerdo, CA

Pecos AAF, TX

P

AT-17, UC-78

Pecos

Roswell, NM

W

AT-9, AT-10,  AT-17, UC-78

Roswell

Stockton, CA*

K

AT-9, AT-17, AT-20

Stockton

Victorville, CA

V

AT-9,  AT-17

Victorville

Williams, AZ

Y

AT-9, AT-10,  AT-17

Higley, AZ

Yuma, AZ

U

AT-9, AT-17

Yuma

* In 1944 Stockton AAF transitioned from an Advanced 2-E school to a Basic school.

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USAAF Central Flying Training Command

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Army Air Field

Fuselage Letter Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Altus, OK

(NLA)

AT-9, UC-78

 

Blackland, TX

(NLA)

AT-9, AT-10, AT-17

 

Ellington, TX

(NLA)

AT-9

 

Foster Field, TX

P

AT-9

?

Frederick, OK

(NLA)

AT-9, UC-78

 

Kelly Field, TX

2-B

AT-10

?

Lubbock, TX

(NLA)

AT-9, AT-17

 

Midland, TX

M

AT-9, B-34

Midland

Pampa, TX

# U

AT-9, AT-10, AT-17, UC-78

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Randolph, TX

G, H

AT-9

Randolph

G -?

Waco, TX

(NLA)

AT-9, AT-10

 

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# The letter code was a suffix to the assigned sequential number (e.g. 432U) 

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(NLA) : No Letter Assigned 

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USAAF Eastern Flying Training Command
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Army Air Field

Fuselage Letter  Code

Aircraft

Code Letter Source

Blytheville, AR

BL

AT-9, AT-10, AT-17, AT-24

Blytheville

Columbus, MS

CO

AT-8, AT-9, AT-10

Columbus

Freeman Field, IN

F

 AT-10

Freeman

George Field, IL

GE

AT-10

George

Maxwell, AL

M

AT-7

Maxwell

Moody, GA

MO

AT-9, AT-10, AT-17

Moody

Stewart, NY

?

AT-10

Stuttgart, AR

ST

AT-10, UC-78

Stuttgart

Turner, GA

T

AT-9, AT-10, AT-17, TB-25

Turner

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                                          Deliveries to the USAAF

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                                          Cessna AT-8 Bobcat          33

                                                                         Curtiss AT-9 Jeep        791

                                          Beech AT-10 Wichita      2371

                                          Cessna AT-17 Bobcat    1199

                                          Lockheed AT-18 Hudson  300

                                          Federal AT-20 Anson          50

                                                                         Cessna UC-78  Bobcat   3437

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Historical Note

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Cadets typically recieved 75-80 hours flight instruction at this level prior to moving to Transition Training.

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* The letter "I" at Mather AAF signified the "Centralized Flight Instructor Program" 1942-43. This program was later transferred to Ft. Sumner AAF, NM. Interestingly, letter codes "I" and "T" were used concurrently at Mather.    

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"K" coded AT-17 based at Stockton AAF, CA 

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Photo by W.T. Larkins

"T" coded AT-9 based at Mather AAF, CA 

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Photo by W.T. Larkins

"U" coded  AT-9 based at Yuma AAF, AZ 

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USAAF Photo from the W.T. Larkins Collection

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"GE" coded  Beech AT-10's  based at George Field, IL
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USAAF Photo courtesy of Lawrence Library Collection 

"ST" coded AT-10's based at Stuttgart AAF, AR 
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USAAF Photo courtesy of Stuttgart Public Library Collection

"V" coded AT-9 based at Victorville AAF, CA.
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USAAF Photo courtesy of Ken Crist Collection

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"BL" coded  AT-9 based at Blytheville AAF, AR 

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Official USAAF Photo from G. Myers Collection

"A" coded UC-78's based at Douglas AAF, AZ 

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Official USAAF Photo from S. Hoza Collection

"F" coded AT-10's based at Freeman AAF, IN

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Official USAAF Photo via Dave Trojan

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"CO" coded AT-17 based at Columbus AAF, MS

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Official USAAF Photo via D. Trojan 

"CO" coded AT-9's based at  Columbus AAF, MS

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Official USAAF Photo via D. Trojan

"T" coded AT-10's based at Turner AAF, GA

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Official USAAF Photo via D. Trojan

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"A" coded AT-9 based at Douglas AAF, AZ

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Official USAAF Photo via D. Trojan

"H" coded coded AT-9 based at Randolph AAF, TX

A night time flash photo

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Official USAAF photo via D. Trojan

 

"L" coded AT-17 based at Minter Field, CA

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Photo by W.T. Larkins

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"W" marked AT-17's based at Roswell AAF, NM

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Official USAAF Photo from Ken Crist Collection

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"K" marked AT-20's based at Stockton AAF, CA

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Official USAAF Photo from the collection of Ken Crist

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"R" Marked AT-20 based at Lemoore AAF, CA

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Official USAAF Photo from the Collection of Ken Crist

"G" and "H" marked AT-9's based at Randolph Field, TX

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Official USAAF Photo from the Collection of Tom Michel

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