U.S.A.A.F.
World War II
Manufacturers' Codes

Reference:
Model Designation Army Aircraft, Eleventh Edition – January 1945 (8.45 MB PDF)

Code

Company

Location

AS

Aeronca Aircraft Corporation

Middletown, Ohio

AG

Air Glider, Incorporated

Akron, Ohio

BB

Babcock Aircraft Corporation

Deland, Florida

EH

Beech Aircraft Corporation

Wichita, Kansas

BE

Bell Aircraft Corporation

Buffalo, New York

BA

Bell Aircraft Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia

BL

Belianca Aircraft Corporation

New Castle, Delaware

BO

Boeing Aircraft Company

Seattle, Washington

BN

Boeing Aircraft Company

Kenton, Washington

BW

Boeing Aircraft Company

Wichita, Kansas

BS

Bowlus Sailplane, Incorporated

San Francisco, California

BS

Briegleb Sailplane Corporation

Beverly Hills, California

BU

Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CE

Cessna Aircraft Company

Wichita, Kansas

CH

Christopher Aircraft Company

St. Louis, Missouri

CM

Commonwealth Aircraft, Inc.

Kansas City, Missouri

CO

Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp.

San Diego, California

CF

Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp.

Fort Worth, Texas

CR

Cornelius Aircraft Corporation

Dayton, Ohio

CL

Culver Aircraft Corporation

Wichita, Kansas

CU

Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Buffalo, New York

CK

Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Louisville, Kentucky

CS

Curtiss-Wright Corporation

St. Louis, Missouri

DH

DeHavilland Aircraft of Canada

Toronto, Canada

DO

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

Santa Monica, California

DC

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

DE

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

El Segundo, California

DL

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

Long Beach, California

DK

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

DT

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.

Tulsa, Oklahoma

FA

Fairchild Aircraft Division

Hagerstown, Maryland

FB

Fairchild Aircraft Division

Burlington, North Carolina

FE

Fleet Aviation. Ltd.

Fort Erie, Canada

FL

Fleetwings. Inc.

Bristol, Pennsylvania

FT

Fletcher Aviation Corporation

Pasadena, California

FO

Ford Motor Company

Willow Run, Michigan

FR

Frankfort Sailplane Company

Joliet. Illinois

GA

G & A Aircraft Company, Inc.

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

GE

General Aircraft Corporation

Astoria, L. I, NY

GM

General Motors Corporation

Detroit, Michigan

GC

General Motors Corporation

Cleveland, Ohio

GN

Gibson Refrigerator Company

Greenville, Michigan

GF

Globe Aircraft Corporation

Fort Worth, Texas

GR

Grumman Aircraft Corporation

Bethpage, L.I, N. Y.

HI

Higgins Aircraft, Incorporated

New Orleans, Louisiana

HO

Howard Aircraft Corporation

Chicago, Illinois

HU

Hughes Aircraft Company

Culver City, California

IN

Interstate Aircraft & Eng. Corp.

El Segundo, California

KE

Kellett Autogiro Corporation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

LK

Laister-Kauffman Aircraft Company

St. Louis, Missouri

LO

Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

Burbank, California

MA

The Glenn L. Martin Company

Baltimore, Maryland

MO

The Glenn L. Martin Company

Omaha, Nebraska

MC

McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

St. Louis, Missouri

MM

McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

Memphis, Tennessee

NK

Nash-Kelvinator Corporation

Detroit, Michigan

ND

Noorduyn Aviation Company, Ltd.

Montreal. Canada

NA

North American Aviation, Inc.

Inglewood, California

NT

North American Aviation, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

NC

North American Aviation, Inc.

Kansas City, Kansas

NO

Northrop Aircraft, Incorporated

Hawthorne, California

NW

Northwestern Aeronautical Corp.

St. Paul, Minnesota

PI

Piper Aircraft Corporation

Lockbaven, Pennsylvania

PL

Platt-LePage Aircraft Company

Eddystone,. Pennsylvania

PR

Pratt, Read & Co., Inc. (Gould Div.)

Deep River, Connecticut

RD

Read-York, Incorporated

Kenosha, Wisconsin

RE

Republic Aviation Corporation

Farmingdale, L. I., N, Y.

RA

Republic Aviation Corporation

Evansville, Indiana

RI

Ridgeneld Manufacturing Company

Ridgefield, New Jersey

RO

Robertson Aircraft Corporation

St. Louis, Missouri

RY

Ryan Aeronautical Company

San ;Diego, California

SL

St. Louis Aircraft Corporation

St. Louis, Missouri

SW

Schweiber Aircraft Corporation

Elmira, New York

SI

Sikorsky Aircraft Division

Stratford, Connecticut

SP

Sparton Aircraft Corporation

Tulsa, Oklahoma

TA

Taylorcraft Aviation Corporation

Alliance, Ohio

TI

Timm Aircraft Corporation

Van Nuys, California

UN

Universal Molded Products

Bristol, Virginia

VE

Vega Aircraft Corporation

Burbank, California

VI

Vickers Canadian, Ltd.,

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

VU

Vultee Aircraft, Incorporated
(Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp.)

Downey, California

VN

Vultee Aircraft, Incorporated
(Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp.)

Nashville, Tennessee

VW

Vultee Aircraft, Incorporated
(Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp.)

Wayne, Michigan

WO

Waco Aircraft Company

Troy, Ohio

WA

Ward Furniture Company

Fort Smith, Arkansas

WI

Wichita Engineering Company

Wichita Falls, Texas