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LEGEND on Web Site TABLES
(Note: On Data List, Just click on "Headers"
in Row 1)
NSO# (Data List Only) =
"NAME" Sequence Order # "Renamed [1/2] (to or from)" or "Port/Starboard
one listing for the "Same Name" indicates Different
Aircraft, Nose Art, or Group/Squadron assignments designated by Version
#s (V1), (V2)... etc. under the "V#" column.
A lot of
aircraft names started with "The".
They will be listed by the following "Word"
in their name.
Note: AKA = "Also Known As" <Name never applied>
and will be represented by the last "3" #s in the S/N (Serial
Block of serial numbers
of 5... 1, 5, 10, 15, etc.)
SERIAL # =
Serial Number - 2digit number, starting
the S/N, represents the Fiscal Year Funds
that were used to pay for the airplane, usually (but not
always) the same as the fiscal year in which the plane
L3# (Data List Only)
"3" #s of S/N
PCS (Data List Only)
"Paint Color Scheme"
BS or RS or
Reconnaissance Squadron - LRW
(Long Range Weather)
Squadron - F-7 (Photo Reconnaissance)
Wing - F-7 (Reconnaissance Wing)
RCL / B# =
Radio Call Letter / Battle
"~" = N/A <Not Applicable>
Can either be located on the Tail
/ Fuselage / Nose
In the "Data Table",
(-R) is pronounced "Bar R" and could also be presented as (R).
(R-) is pronounced "R Bar" and could also be presented as (R)
Note: Although (R) and (R)
can be represented on the web site, true "Text Format" will
not permit these! So in order to keep the integrity in the "Text File";
R¯ = (Bar Above R) "Bar R" (R)
R_ = (Bar Below R) "R Bar" (R)
A# (Data List Only) =
Assignment # - "Sequence Order"
CLS# (Data List Only) =
MACR = Missing Air Crew Report
* MACR - On Site
MACR * - Need PIC
Version Number-Photo Number
(00) = No Other Version (On-Site)
(A#) = Assembly Ship
(P#) = Nose Art Panel
(R#) = Restoration/Representation
(W#) = Long Range Weather "LRW" (Reconnaissance)
Photo Credits = Note:
© May Apply to? Photographer
| Owner | Origin
US Air Force Museum, Dayton, OH
Confederate Air Force, Harlingen, TX
National Archives Records Administration
National Air and Space Museum
San Diego Air & Space Museum
United States Air Force
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