Three-letter codes.

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Three-letter codes.

#1 Post by G-CPTN » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:20 pm

Military aircraft during WWII were allocated three-letter alpha codes that were painted on the sides in large letters.

Anybody have an insight into the structure of these letter-codes?

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#2 Post by CharlieOneSix » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:46 pm

This might help:
The RAF used three-letter codes to identify aircraft from a distance.
Two letters before the roundel, for the squadron to which the aircraft belonged,
and another letter after the roundel for the individual aircraft.
http://p.v.free.fr/l_for_love/raf_codes.htm
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#3 Post by G-CPTN » Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:21 am

Many thanks.

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