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War Department FM30-30
Navy Department BUAER 3
AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION 
Pictorial Manual
AN-OPNAV-P24-100
with Supplement 1-4

Table of Contents

  Sheet
Cover 1
Introduction 7
Aids and Methods for Recognition Training 9
Friend 12
Foe 13
Manufacturers of Foreign AIRCRAFT 14
Letter Designations of U.S. AIRCRAFT 15
NAMES of U.S. Planes 16
CURRENT NAVY MANUFACTURER'S LETTERS 18
GLOSSARY 19
AIRCRAFT CHARACTERISTICS 23
 
Sup. 1, Nov. 1943 24
INTRODUCTION 25
FRIEND - FOE 26
 
Sup. 2, Aug 1944 27
INTRODUCTION 28
FRIEND - FOE 29
 
Sup. 3, May 1945 30
INTRODUCTION 31
 
Sup. 4, Apr 1946 32
INTRODUCTION SUP 4 33
ERRATA SHEET 34
INTRODUCTION 36
Letter Designations of U.S. Aircraft 37
INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION SYMBOLS 40
NAMES of U.S. Planes 41
GLOSSARY 44
NATIONAL MARKINGS 50
 
U.S. ARMY AIRCRAFT 54
P-38 LIGHTNING 55
P-39 AIRACOBRA 57
P-40 WARHAWK 59
P-47 THUNDERBOLT 1943 61
P-47 THUNDERBOLT 1944 63
P-47N THUNDERBOLT 1945 65
P-51 MUSTANG 1943 67
P-51 MUSTANG 1944 69
P-61 BLACK WIDOW 71
P-63 KINGCOBRA 73
P-80 SHOOTING STAR 75
P-82 U.S. ARMY NORTH AMERICAN 77
P-84 U.S. ARMY REPUBLIC 79
A-20 HAVOC OR BOSTON 81
A-26 INVADER 83
A-29 HUDSON 85
A-30 BALTIMORE 87
A-35 (A-31) VENGEANCE 89
B-25 MITCHELL 91
B-26 MARAUDER 93
PV VENTURA 95
B-17 FLYING FORTRESS 1943 97
B-17 FLYING FORTRESS 1944 99
B-24 LIBERATOR 101
B-29 SUPER FORTRESS 103
B-32 DOMINATOR 105
C-46 COMMANDO 107
C-47 SKYTRAIN, C-53 SKYTROOPER 109
C-54 SKYMASTER 111
C-60 LODESTAR 113
C-69 CONSTELLATION 115
C-74 GLOBEMASTER 117
C-82 PACKET 119
C-97 STRATOCRUISER 121
CG-4A 123
CG-13A 125
L-4A PIPER GRASSHOPPER 127
L-5 SENTINEL 129
AT-7, 11 NAVIGATOR 131
BT-13, BT-15, SNV-1,2 VALIANT 131
PT-17; N2S KAYDET 133
PT-19 CORNELL 133
SNJ; AT-6A TEXAN 135
UC-78; AT-17 BOBCAT 137
J2F DUCK 139
 
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 141
F6F HELLCAT 142
F4F WILDCAT 144
F4U CORSAIR 146
F7F TIGERCAT 148
AD SKYRAIDER 150
AM MAULER 152
F8F BEARCAT 154
FR FIREBALL 156
SBD DAUNTLESS 158
SB2C HELLDIVER 160
SB2A BUCCANEER 162
TBF AVENGER 164
OS2U KINGFISHER 166
SO3C SEAGULL 168
PBM MARINER 170
PBY CATALINA 172
PB2Y CORONADO 174
PB47-2 LIBERATOR 176
PV-2 HARPOON 178
SO3C SEAGULL 180
SOC CURTISS 182
OS2U KINGFISHER 184
SC SEA HAWK 186
 
UNITED KINGDOM (British) AIRCRAFT 188
SPITFIRE 189
HURRICANE 191
TYPHOON 193
BEAUFIGHTER 195
FULMAR 197
SPITFIRE XIV 199
TEMPEST V 201
FIREFLY 203
TEMPEST II 205
METEOR 207
HORNET 209
VAMPIRE 211
SPITEFUL 213
SEA FURY 215
BEAUFORT 217
MOSQUITO 219
HAMPDEN 221
WELLINGTON 223
BENHEIM 225
WHITLEY 227
HALIFAX 229
STIRLING 231
LANCASTER 233
HALIFAX III 235
HALIFAX 237
LINCOLN 239
ALBACORE 241
SWORDFISH 243
BRIGAND 245
FIREBRAND V 247
SUNDERLAND 249
BARRACUDA 251
SEA OTTER 253
ALBEMARLE 255
YORK 257
HAMILCAR 259
HORSA 261
HOTSPUR II 263
MASTER III 265
 
GERMAN AIRCRAFT 267
MESSERSCHMITT ME. 109 268
FOCKE-WULF F.W. 190 270
MESSERSCHMITT ME. 110 272
FOCKE WULF F.W. 190 274
MESSERSCHMITT ME. 109 276
MESSERSCHMITT ME. 410 278
MESSERSCHMITT ME. 210 280
JUNKERS JU. 87 STUKA 282
JUNKERS JU. 88 284
HEINKEL HE. 111 286
HS. 129 288
JUNKERS JU. 88 290
JUNKDERS JU. 188 292
HEINKEL HE. 177 294
DORNIER DO. 217 296
HEINKEL HE. 177 298
FOCKE WULF F.W. 200 300
HEINKEL HE. 115 302
DORNIER DO. 26 304
BLOHM & Voss HA. 138 306
JUNKERS JU. 52 308
FOCKE-WULF F.W. 200 310
JUNKERS JU. 90 312
JUNKERS JU. 290 314
ARADO 196 316
FOCKE-WULF F.W. 189 318
HS. 126 320
FL. 156 322
B.V. 141 324
D.F.S. 230 326
GOTHA 242 328
B.V. 222 330
ME. 323 332
JUNKERS JU. 290 334
 
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT 336
NATE TYPE 97 F 337
ZEKE (ZERO) TYPE 0 MK. 1 F, 1943 339
ZEKE, 1945 341
RUFE TYPE 0 MK. 1 F-F/P 343
HAP TYPE 0 MK. 2 F 345
TONY, 1943 347
TONY, 1944 349
OSCAR, 1943 351
OSCAR, 1945 353
RUFE, 1943 355
HAMP 357
TOJO 359
NICK 361
FRANK 363
GEORGE 365
JACK 367
REX 369
IRVING 371
KATE TYPE 97 MK. 3 TB 373
KATE III 375
JILL 377
VALL TYPE 99 DB 379
VALL II 381
JUDY, 1944 383
JUDY, 1945 385
NELL TYPE 96 MK. 4 MB 387
SALLEY TYPE 97 MB 389
SALLEY III 391
BETTY TYPE 1 MB 393
LILY 395
HELEN 397
FRANCES 399
PEGGY 401
LIZ 403
CHERRY 405
DAVE TYPE 95 0-F/P 407
PETE TYPE 0 0-F/P 409
DINAH 411
DINAH III 413
JAKE 415
14 EXPERIMENTAL 417
SONIA 419
MYRT 421
NORM 423
MAVIS TYPE 97 F/B 425
EMILY 427
TOPSY 429
 
ITALIAN AIRCRAFT 431
FIAT G-50 432
MACCHI MC-202 434
REGGIANE RE-2001 436
SAVOIA-MARCHETTI SM-79 438
CANT. Z-1007 440
FIAT BR-20 442
 
RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT 444
YAK-1 (I-26) 445
MIG-3 (I-18) 447
I-16; I-16C 449
LAGG 3 451
YAK 9 453
LA 5 455
YAK-4 457
IL-3; IL-2 459
PE-2; PE-2B 461
SU-2 463
SB-2 465
DB-3 467
DB-3F 469
SB-3 471
TB-7 473
 
MISCELLANEOUS AIRCRAFT 475
J-21 SWEDEN 476
J-22 SWEDEN 478
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