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AIRCRAFT TAIL MARKINGS

Code    Aircraft                   Unit Location and Command

AC      F-16C/D                    177th FW, Atlantic City IAP, N.J.
                                   (ANG)
AF      T-51/C-150, TG-10B/C,      306th FTG, U.S. Air Force Academy,
        TG-15A/B, T-41D, UV-18B    Colo. (AETC)
AK      F-16C/D                    168th ARW, Eielson AFB, Alaska
                                   (ANG)
AK      C-17, HC-130N, HH-60G      176th WG, Kulis Air National Guard
                                   Base, Alaska (ANG)
AK      F-16C/D                    354th FW, Eielson AFB, Alaska
                                   (PACAF)
AK      C-12F/J, E-313, F-15C,     3rd WG, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
        C-17                       (PACAF)
AL      F-16C                      187th FW, Montgomery Regional
                                   Airport (Dannelly Field), Ala.
                                   (ANG)
AV      F-16CG/DG                  31st FW, Aviano Air Base, Italy
                                   (USAFE)
AZ      F-16A/B/C/D/E/F            162nd FW (FTU), Tucson IAP, Ariz.
                                   (ANG)
BB      T-38A, U-2S, RQ-4          9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale AFB,
                                   Calif. (ACC)
BC      A/OA-10A                   110th FW, W.K. Kellogg Airport,
                                   Mich. (ANG)
BD      A/OA-10, B-52H             917th WG, Barksdale AFB, La. (AFRC)
CA      MC-130, HH-60              129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Field,
                                   Calif. (ANG)
CB      T-1A, T-6A,                14th Flying Training Wing, Columbus
        T-3713, T-38C              AFB, Miss. (AETC)
CC      F-16C/D                    27th FW, Cannon AFB, N.M. (ACC)
CI      C-130J                     146th Airlift Wing, Channel Islands
                                   ANGS, Calif, (ANG)
CO      F-16C                      140th WG, Buckley AFB, Colo. (ANG)
CR      C-130H                     302nd AW, Peterson AFB, Colo.
                                   (AFRC)
CT      A/OA-10A                   103rd FW, Bradley ANGB, Conn. (ANG)
D       KC-135                     100th ARW, RAF Mildenhall, England
                                   (USAFE)
DC      F-16C/D, C-38A             113th WG, Andrews AFB, Md. (ANG)
DM      A/OA-10                    354th WG, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
                                   (ACC)
OF      E-4B, OC-135B,             55th WG, Offutt AFB, Neb. (ACC)
        RC-135S/U/V/W,
        TC-135S/W, WC-135C/W
DR      HH-60G                     943rd RQG, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
                                   (AFRC)
DY      B-1B                       7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB, Texas
                                   (ACC)
ED      Various                    412th Test Wing, Edwards AFB,
                                   Calif. (AFMC)
EG      F-15C/D                    33rd FW, Eglin AFB, Fla. (ACC)
EN      T-37B, T-38C               80th FTW, Sheppard AFB, Texas
                                   (AETC)
ET      A-10A, F-15A/B/C/D/E,      46th TW, Eglin AFB, Fla. (AFMC)
        F-16A/B/C/D, UH-1N
FC      UH-1N                      336th Training Group, Fairchild
                                   AFB, Wash. (AETC)
FE      UH-1N                      90th Space Wing, F.E. WarrenAFB,
                                   Wyo. (AFSPC)
FF      F-15C/D, F-22              1st FW, Langley AFB, Va. (ACC)
FL      HC-130P/N, HH-60G          920th Rescue Wing, Patrick AFB,
                                   Fla. (AFRC)
FM      F-16C/D                    482nd FW, Homestead JARB, Fla.
                                   (AFRC)
FS      A/AO-10A                   188th FW, Fort Smith MAP, Ark.
                                   (ANG)
FT      A/OA-10                    23rd Fighter Group, Pope AFB, N.C.
                                   (ACC)
FT      HC-130P, HH-60G, A-10C     23rd Wing, Moody AFB, Ga. (ACC)
FW      F-16C                      122nd FW, Fort Wayne Al Ind.
GA      E-8C                       116th Air Control Wing, Robins AFB,
                                   Ga. (ANG)
HD      QF-4                       Detachment 1, 82nd Aerial Targets
                                   Squadron, Holloman AFB, N.M. (ACC)
HH      C-17, F-15 A/B/C/D,        154th WG, Hickam AFB, Hawaii (ANG)
        KC-135R
HI      F-16C/D                    419th FW, Hill AFB, Utah (AFRC)
HL      F-16C/D                    388th FW, Hill AFB, Utah (ACC)
HO      F-4F, F-117A, T-38A        49th FW, Holloman AFB, N.M. (ACC)
HT      AT-38B, C-12J, F-15        46th Test Group, Holloman AFB, N.M.
                                   (AFMC)
HV      UH-1N                      30th SW, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
                                   (AFSPC)
ID      A/OA-10, C-130H            124th WG, Boise Air Terminal, Idaho
                                   (ANG)
IL      C-130H                     182nd AW, Greater Peoria Regional
                                   Airport, Ill. (ANG)
JZ      F-15A/B/C                  159th FW, NAS JRB New Orleans, La.
                                   (ANG)
KC      A-10A                      442nd FW, Whiteman AFB, Mo, (AFRC)
KS      C-21A                      45th Airlift Squadron, Kessler AFB,
                                   Miss. (AETC)
LA      B-52H                      2rd BW, Barksdale AFB, La. (ACC)
LD      Various                    Inter-American Air Forces Academy,
                                   Lackland AFB, Texas (AETC)
LF      F-16A/B/C/D                56th FW, Luke AFB, Ariz. (AETC)
LI      HC-130, HH-60G             106th RQW. Francis S. Gabreski
                                   Airport, N.Y. (ANG)
LN      F-15C/D/E, HH-60G          48th FW, RAF Lakenheath, England
                                   (USAFE)
MA      F-15A/B                    104th FW, Barnes MAP, Mass. (ANG)
MI      C-130                      127th AG, Selfridge ANGB, Mich.
MI      F-16C/D, KC-135R           127th WG, Selfridge ANGB, Mich.
MM      UH-1N                      341st SW, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
                                   (AFSPC)
MN      F-16C/D                    148th FW, Duluth AP, Minn. (ANG)
MN      C-130H                     133rd AW. Minneapolis-St. Paul
                                   JARS, Minn. (ANG)
MO      F-15C/D/E, F-16CJ/D        366th FW, Mountain Horne, AFB,
                                   Idaho (ACC)
MS      KC-135R, RC-26B            186th ARW, Key Field, Meridian,
                                   Miss. (ANG)
MT      B-52H                      5th BW, Minot AFB, N.D. (ACC)
MT      UH-1N                      91st SW, Minot AFB. N.D. (AFSPC)
MX      C-130H                     908th AW. Maxwell AFB, Ala. (AFRC)
MY      T-6A, T-38C                479th Flying Training Group, Moody
                                   AFB, Ga. (AETC)
NC      C-130H                     145th AW, Charlotte/Douglas IAP,
                                   N.C. (ANG)
ND      F-16A/B, C-21              119th FW, Hector IAP, N.D. (ANG)
NJ      KC-135E                    108th ARW, McGuire AFB, N.J. (ANG)
NV      C-130H                     152nd AW, Reno-Tahoe IAP, Nev.
                                   (ANG)
NY      F-16C/D                    174th FW, Hancock Field ANGB, N.Y.
OF      OC-135B, E-4B,             55th WG, Offutt AFB, Neb. (ACC)
        RC-1355/U/V/W,
        TC-135W/S, WC-135C/W
OH      F-16C/D                    178th FW (FTU), Springfield-Beckley
                                   MAP. Ohio (ANG)
OH      C-130H                     179th AW, Mansfield Lahm Airport,
                                   Ohio (ANG)
OH      F-16C/D                    180th FW, Toledo Express Airport,
                                   Ohio (ANG)
OH      KC-135R                    121st ARW, Rickenbacker IAP. Ohio
                                   (ANG)
OK      KC-135R                    137th AW, Will Rogers World
                                   Airport, Okla. (ANG)
OK      F-16C/D                    138th FW, Tulsa IAP, Okla. (ANG)
OK      E-3B/C                     552nd ACW, Tinker AFB, Okla. (ACC)
OS      A/OA-10A, C-12J,           51st FW, Osan AS, Korea (PACAF)
        F-16C/D, HH-3G, U-2
OT      A-10A, F-15C/D/E,          53rd WG, 422nd TES, Nellis AFB,
        F-16C/D, F/22, HH-60G      Nev. (ACC)
OT      F-117                      53rd WG, 53rd TEG, Det. 1, Holloman
                                   AFB, N.M. (ACC)
OT      F-15C/D/E, F-16C/D         53rd WG, 85th TES, Eglin AFB, Fla.
                                   (ACC)
PA      C-130H                     911th AW, Pittsburgh AP. Pa. (AFRC)
PA      KC-135R                    171st ARW, Pittsburgh IAP, Pa.
                                   (ANG)
PA      EC-130J                    193rd SOW, Harrisburg IAP, Pa.
                                   (ANG)
PA      A/OA-10A                   111th FW. NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pa.
                                   (ANG)
PR      C-130E                     156th AW, Muniz ANGB, Puerto Rico
RA      T-1A, T-6A, T-38C, T-43A   12th FTW, Randolph AFB, Texas
                                   (AETC)
RI      C-130J                     143rd AW, Quonset State Airport,
                                   R.I. (ANG)
RS      C-20, C21, C-40, C-37A     435th ABW and 86th AW, Ramstein AB,
        C-130E                     Germany (USAFE)
SA      F-16C/D                    149th FW (FTU), Lackland AFB, Texas
                                   (ANG)
SD      F-16C/D                    114th FW, Joe Foss Field MAP, S.D.
                                   (ANG)
SI      F-16C/D                    183rd FW, Lincoln MAP, Ill. (ANG)
SJ      F-15E                      4th FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
                                   (ACC)
SL      F-15C/D                    131st FW, Lambert-St. Louis IAP,
                                   Mo. (ANG)
SP      A/OA-10, F-16CJ/DJ         52nd FW, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
                                   (USAFE)
SW      F-16D/CJ                   20th FW. Shaw AFB, S.C. (ACC)
TD      QF-4, E-9A                 53rd WEG, Tyndall AFB, Fla. (ACC)
TX      C-130H                     136th AW, NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas
                                   (ANG)
TX      F-16C/D                    301st FW, NAS JRB, Fort Worth,
                                   Texas (AFRC)
TY      F-15C/D, F-22              325th FW, Tyndall AFB, Fla. (AETC)
VN      T-1A, T-38C, T-6A          71st FTW, Vance AFB, Okla. (AETC)
VT      F-16C/D                    158th FW. Burlington AP, Vt. (ANG)
WA      A-10A, F-15C/D/E,          57th WG, Nellis AFB, Nev. (ACC)
        F-16C/D, HH-60G, RQ-1
WE      E-9A, QF-4                 53rd WEG. Tyndall AFB, Fla. (ACC)
WI      F-16C/D, RC-26B            115th FW, Truax Field, Wis. (ANG)
WM      B-2A, T-38A                509th BW, Whiteman AFB, Mo. (ACC)
WP      F-16C/D                    8th FW, Kunsan AB, Korea (PACAF)
WV      C-5A                       167th AW, Eastern-West Virginia
                                   Regional Airport, W.V. (ANG)
WW      F-16CJ                     35th FW, Misawa AB, Japan (PACAF)
WY      C-130H                     153rd AW, Cheyenne MAP, Wyo. (ANG)
YJ      C-12J C-21A, C-130E,       374th AW, Yokota AB, Japan (PACAF)
        UH-1N, C-130H/E
ZZ      E-313, F-15C/D,            18th WG, Kadena AB, Japan (PACAF)
        HH-60G, KC-135

Abbreviation key:

ACW:      Air Control Wing
AFB:      Air Force Base
AG:       Airlift Group
ANGB:     Air National Guard Base
ANGS:     Air National Guard Station
ARS:      Air Reserve Station
ARW:      Air Refueling Wing
AW:       Airlift Wing
AWF:      Air Weather Flight
FTG:      Fighter Training Group
FTU:      Formal Training Unit
FW:       Fighter Wing
IAP:      International Airport
JARB:     Joint Air Reserve Base
JARS:     Joint Air Reserve Station
MAP:      Municipal Airport
NAS JRB:  Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base
RQW:      Rescue Wing
RW:       Reconnaissance Wing
SOW:      Special Operations Wing
WG:       Wing
WF:       Weather Flight

Note: AMC aircraft do not have tail code markings.
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Title Annotation:WEAPONS
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Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2008
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