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06-20-2008, 06:46 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile15632/Max-Westheimer-Field.htm>Max Westheimer Field</a></b><br><br>Airport owned by the University of Oklahoma (OU). Located in Norman, Oklahoma. <br />
History:<br />
Previously known as the Norman Naval Air Station, it was established by OU as a civilian pilot operation. In 1942 the Department of Defense began using the 270 acre airfield, eventually increasing the airport size to 1650 acres. During World War 2 it was used as a boot camp and primary flight training base. In operation until 1946, it was assigned aircrafts such as the:<br />
N2S Stearman (http://aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu/specs/stearman/n2s-5.htm)<br />
Ryan NR Recruit<br />
(http://aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu/specs/ryan/nr-1.htm)<br />
Spartan NP:<br />
(http://www.daveswarbirds.com/usplanes/aircraft/np-1.htm)<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=new/080505/945049ADMIN.jpg>

06-20-2008, 06:46 PM
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