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INDEX

A

AF Combat Command, 28
AFTRC Statistical Control Unit, 11 n
Air Corps, Chief of, 2-5, 13, 38, 49
Office of (OCAC), 6
Aircraft recognition. See Renshaw, WEFT systems.
Air Forces:
1st, 24
2d, 24, 58-60, 68, 74, 77-79, 85, 87, 92
3d, 24, 66, 77
4th, 24, 55
5th, 82
7th, 82
8th, 65
15th, 68, 81
Air Forces Board, 35
Airplane types:
3A-2 gunnery trainer, 29, 31
A-20, 53, 81 n A-29, 33
AT-6, 42-43, 64
AT-23, 55, 57
B-17, 13-14, 54, 55, 57, 59, 54, 67, 77-78, 80, 81 n
B-20, 30
B-24, 13-14, 43, 59, 67, 77, 79-80
B-24J, 34
B-25, 13, 77, 60, 81 n
B-26, 15, 77, 80, 81 n
B-29, 59, 73, 80
B-34, 42-43, 77
British, 47, 54
German, 47
Hurley, 29
Italian, 47
Jam Handy, 30-31, 49, 52-453
Japanese, 47

JR-6H Curtiss, 2
Martin bombardment, 3
Poorman, 35
Reflectone Corp., 32
Russian, 47
Spotlight trainer, 29
E-1, 31, 34, 74
E-5, 29, 31, 34, 74
E-8, 34, 49, 62
Tracer, 49
Turnbull gunnery trainer, 29
Walker gunnery trainer, 29-30, 32, 34, 36, 52-53
Air Service Command, 29, 31-33, 75
Air Staff, 87;
Chief of, 15, 59
American Skeet Assn., 50
Army General Classification Test, 12, 24
Arnold, Gen. H. H., 16, 30, 34, 59-60
Asst. S/W for Air. See Lovett, R. A.

 

B

Bombardment, Directorate of (AFRDB), 76, 77 n, 85
Boutuell, Col. L. B., 82
Bradley, Maj. Gen. Follett, 35, 59-60, 92
Camera Training Committee, 69. See also Flexible Gunnery Gun Camera Training Committee.
Clark, Lt. Col. W. L., 13
Colorado Springs, Colo., 59
Committee on Sights, Sighting Methods, and Flexible Gunnery Equipment, 61
Committee on Support Fire, 61

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D, E

Detroit, Mich., 31
18th Replacement Wing, 86
Eglin Field, Fla., 9, 63
England, 75. See also RAF.
Ent, Brig, Gen. U. G., 58-59, 67

 

F

"Flash" system. See Renshaw system of aircraft recognition.
Flexible Gunnery Div., 61, 69, 91
Flexible Gunnery Gun Camera Training Committee, 91, 92 n
Flying Training Command Memorandum, 40
Ft. Worth, Tex., 25-26, 34, 66

 

G

G-3, 82
Gardner, Lt. Col. R. A., 9 n, 11 n
Garland, Col. W. G., 63
Giles, Maj. Gen. Barney M., 60
Graham, Col. J. H., 29
Grattan, Capt. Lee J., 51
Gun Camera Training Committee. See Flexible Gunnery Gun Camera Training Committee.
Gun mount types:
Flexible gun ring, 3
Scarff, 3
Type B flexible, 3
Gunsight types:
Automatic computing, 60
Compensating, 55, 60
K-3, 86
K-4, 86
K-9, 62
K-10, 35, 62
K-11, 35, 62
K-13, 62-63, 101
K-15, 62-63, 101
Lewis Wind Vane flexible, 3
Norman Compensating Foresight, 2, 96
Reflector, 70 mil., 34, 53

Ring, 12, 96
Ring and bead, 53
Telescopic, 53
Gun types:
Browning, 2, 4, 96
Camera, 2
Lewis, 2-4, 96

 

H, K

Hanson, Col. William H., 70
Harper, Brig. Gen. R. L, 16, 17 n, 19, 26, 34, 51, 65, 89
Huglin, Col. H. P., 67
Harley, F. S., 29
Kennedy, Maj. W. L., 6, 28, 37, 65, 96, 99

 

L

Langley Field, 2
Las Vegas, Nev., 7
Lovett, R. A., 34, 89
Lowry Field, 22
Lyon, Brig. Gen. E. B., 93

 

M

McIlwain, Capt. A. M., 82
Materiel Command, 94
Materiel Div., 3, 28, 33
Mechanical Aptitude Test, 12
Military Intelligence Div., WDGS, 32
Military Personnel Div., 16, 77
Military Requirements, Director of, 85

 

N, O

IX Bomber Command, 45, 62-63, 79
National Defense Research Committee, 61, 63
Navy, 51-32, 36, 38, 43, 47, 99
New Mexico, University of, 58

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Operational, Replacement Training Unit (OTU, RTU), 55, 41, 83, 85-92, 103

 

P

Paxson, Dr. E. W., 59
Pool, J. A., 30
Procurement Services Div., 33
Program of study, 39
Proving Ground Commend, 59, 94

 

R

Recognition. See Renshaw, WEFT systems of aircraft recognition.
Renshaw system of aircraft recognition, 47-48, 100
Replacement Training Centers, 18. See also OTU, RTU.
Royal Air Force (RAF) gunnery system, 6, 36-37, 96;
training, 28, 49, 99. See also England.

 

S

75th Training Wing, 92-93, 103
San Francisco, Calif., 62, 69, 92
Sanders, Brig. Gen. Richard C., 63
Schools:
AC Balloon Airship, Scott Fld., Ill., 5 n
AC Engineering, McCook Fld., Ohio, 5n
AC Tactical, Langley Fld., Va., 5 n
AC Technical, Chanute Fld., Ill., 5 n, 49
AC Training Center, Maxwell Fld., Ala., 5, 49
Advanced Flying, Kelly Fld., Tex., 2, 5 n
Apalachicola, Fla., 9
Buckingham Army Air Fld., 38, 43, 45, 99
Central Flexible Gunnery Instructors, Ft. Myers, Fla., 9, 11, 2021, 23, 25-27, 43, 63, 77, 79, 8687, 90, 92, 94, 96, 99, 103 112

Harlingen, Tex., 8, 11, 20-21, 29, 36-37, 42-45, 77, 88, 53, 96, 104
Kingman Fld., Ariz 9-11, 21, 55, 67, 77-79, 84, 96
Laredo, Tex. Army Air Fld., 10 11, 21, 26, 43, 69, 77, 88, 95, 96, 101
Las Vegas, Nev., 7, 11, 20-21, 29-31, 42, 44, 77, 79, 96
Lowry Fld., 45
Mountain Home Army Air Base, Idaho, 78, 88
Panama City, 29, 77
Primary Flying, Brooks Fld., Tex., 2, 5 n, 7, 23
Southeast Training Center, 5 n, 18-19
Tyndall Fld., Fla., 9, 11, 18 22, 42, 45, 70, 78, 96
Wendover, Utah Army Air Base, 31
West Coast Training Center, 7, 30, 58
Yuma, Ariz. Army Air Fld., 10-11, 21, 96
Sperry Corp., 59
Spivey, Col. Delmar T., 37-38, 99
Sullivan, Brig. Gen. C. W., 89
Supply and Maintenance Services, 33

 

T

Tampa, Fla., 58-60, 67, 69, 89, 92
Trainer airplanes. See Airplane types.
Training Command Memorandum, 41, 51, 54, 64, 80
Training Manual #1-271, 38
Turret types:
Bendix, 51, 75, 77 n, 73
Consolidated tail, 75, 78
Martin, 31, 43, 62, 75, 77 n, 73
Sperry, 31, 62-65, 75, 77 n, 78

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W, Y, Z

WEFT (Wings, engines, fuselage, tail) system of aircraft recognition, 46, 46, 100
Worden, Col. 59
Wright Fld., 2, 29
Yount, Maj. Gen. B. K., 74, 81
Zoller, Col. V. L., 81

 

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MEMORANDUM FOR THE COMMANDING GENERAL ARMY AIR FORCES:

(Attention Assistent Chief of Air Staff, Intelligence, Historical Division)

Subject:

Critique of Army Air Forces Historical Studies; No. 31, Flexible Gunnery Training in the AAF

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