U.S. Air Force Group Organization
30 June 1951

(Updated 12 November 2012)

Reference:

USAF Statistical Digest, FY1951 (PDF Excerpt)

I realize this isn't exactly as detailed as the 1953 Squadron Organization, but I'll get around to completing it up eventually.

Type of Unit

Major Type of Airplane

Authorized Aircraft

Authorized Crew

Men Per Crew

Personnel Authorized

Total

Officers

Enlisted

Heavy Bombardment Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

B-36

30

30

17

1,484

335

1,149

Heavy Strategic Reconnaissance Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

RB-36

30

30

20

1,899

428

1,471

Medium Bombardment Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

B-47

45

45

3

1,450

278

1,172

Medium Bombardment Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

B-50D

45

45

10

1,638

343

1,295

Medium Strategic Reconnaissance Group (Photo)
(Peacetime Establishment)

RB-50

12

12

12

1,451

389

1,062

Medium Air Refueling Group

KC-97/KB-29

20

20

7




Light Bombardment Group
(Wartime Establishment)

A/B-26

48

72

4

894

345

549

Fighter Escort/Bomber/Interceptor Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

F-84/F-86

75

72

1

519

104

415

Fighter Bomber/Interceptor Group
(Wartime Establishment)

F-80/F-84/F-86

75

114

1

691

160

531

Fighter Bomber/Interceptor Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

F-47/F-51

75

72

1

489

101

388

Fighter Interceptor Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

F-94

75

72

2

652

183

469

Heavy Troop Carrier Group
(Peacetime Establishment)

C-54/C-124

36

36


1,005

281

724