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Old 5th October 2005, 20:09
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US aircraft record cards meanings!?

Hi

again I have had another record card and need to know a few abbreviations. Looked on the web, a lot for modern but nothing that seems to relate to WWII.

Condition Column
is says Y-Y. Guessing this is fully airworthy?

Date Column
F.Y and C.MO
Assuming this is Fiscal Year and Calender Month. So 2 and 3 is 1942 and March.

Age Column 1, 2, 3. This is age by month.

Flying Time Column - is the confusing one.

This month - Hours / T

The hours is fair enough, say

87
54

Assume the two times in the month could be day and night?

The T is the query. After the 87 is 2 and after the 53 is 9. Thought it might be Take offs which does not fit. Can anyone confirm the meaning of the T column?

Other things in remarks coloumn

WR 1-19-43

O.S. & D.

G & L

If anyone can help with these then great.

regards

MS
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Old 5th October 2005, 21:41
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Re: US aircraft record cards meanings!?

Based on my research, the T stands for total hours of flying time.



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Re: US aircraft record cards meanings!?

Ed

Thnaks for your reply.

Does not add up though. Monthly totals since first commisioned. Assume these are cumulative?

17 - 2

104 - 4

158 - 7

216 - 8

247 - 5

288 - 1

327 - 8

419 - 3

The first three were in the hours column, the last digit in the T although admitatly there was not a clear speace between the the numbers and the last digit. Just how it sits in the form.

Now it could beam total flying hours, but would a training aircraft have undertaken 4193 hours in 9 months? 419 seems more realistic

Still confused.(RAF cards are a lot easier but OK, they do not have flying hours.).

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Mark

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