OF THE NAVY
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
WASHINGTON 25, D. C.
REPLY REFER TO
18 MAR 1954
From: Chief of Naval Operations
To: Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics
Subj: "Y" Designation for F2Y-1 aircraft; approval of
Ref : (a) BuAàer conf ltr ser 02127 of 3 Feb 1954
1. By reference (a) Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics requested permission to assign the "Y" designation to the four (4) non-tactical F2Y-1 aircraft being procured and stated the reasons therefor.
2. This request is approved. It is understood that these aircraft will be utilized for the test and evaluation of the hydro-ski airplane concept.
R. W. LEEMAN