On this Day in Aviation History — June 11, 1948

On this Day in Aviation History — June 11, 1948

On this Day in Aviation History -- June 11, 1948

Today in 1948: The USAF revised its aircraft designations from “P” for pursuit to “F” for fighter.

So aircraft such as the P-51D Mustang became known as the F-51 Mustang.

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