Intermission – Bob Brunson’s comment about AIA

AIA was all alphabetical. The F4U-2s were among the first off the production line and the AIA radar were greatly improved in the Hellcat squadrons.

Bob

Corsair

Hellcat

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2 thoughts on “Intermission – Bob Brunson’s comment about AIA

  1. UPDATE: Reading Barrett Tillman’s “CORSAIR” book from 1979. In it , he states “AIA” stood for “Airborne Intercept- Type A”.

    Sounds plausible to me.

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