Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper

Google Earth Plug-in: Hutchinson Naval Air Station - Sunflower Gliderport (SN76), Yoder

Info Map Comments (0) Related Files

A 1945 aerial view of Hutchinson.

Hutchinson was selected in 1942 as a site to provide primary training for the Naval Air Reserve.

Until the station was completed, the Navy made temporary use of the town's municipal airport. The airfield was commissioned at the end of 1942.

The first training planes used were N2S-3s & N2S-4s, which were later replaced by N2S-5s. The station acquired another school training crews of PB-4Y Liberator bombers in 1944.

At its wartime peak, Hutchinson had a complement of over 5,000 personnel

Embed this file on your site:


Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2018 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espaᯬ - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Fran硩s