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U. S. Naval Air Station Pensacola Florida Navy
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Stock #: 215842
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Pensacola
State: Florida (FL)
County: Escambia
Publisher: Shepeard
Postmark: 1937
PM City: Chipley
PM State: FL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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U.S. Naval Air Training Station. Largest institution of its kind in America. Located 7 miles southwest of Pensacola on Pensacola Bay. Reached by paved highway or by the Bay Shore Line of the Gulf Power Company. Maintains about 300 planes for training purposes. All students are trained for both land and seaplane flying. Operates and uses exclusively five landing fields varying in size from 100 to 500 acres