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Philippine Army Air Corps

The Philippine Army Air Corps was created by the Philippine National Assembly[?]'s National Defense Act of 1935. By 1940, the corps had around 40 aircraft and 100 pilots. In 1941, this was reformed, as part of the Far East Air Force.

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History of the Philippine Army Air Corps

The first Philippine Army airfield was built outside of Manila, Luzon. At this time only three pilot trainers were available in the Philippines. Courses in flying and technical training were given, in the United States, to selected students.

Aircraft of the Philippine Army Air Corps -- December 8, 1941

Numbers in () indicate number of aircraft that were usable. Otherwise, this is not known. This needs to be checked for accuracy.

Philippine Army Air Corps -- December 8, 1941

This information needs to be checked for accuracy.

Philippine Army Air Corps -- July 31, 1941

The corps contained 2,132 enlisted troops, under the command of 275 officers.

See also: Military History of the Philippines



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