Outlaw Field Aeronca

Dad worked at Outlaw Field, Clarksville Tenn. as a kid. Here’s some history of Outlaw Field:

Opened in 1937 as a private airport. Taken over during World War II by the United States Army Air Corps and known as Clarksville Army Airfield. Established as a sub-base for the larger Campbell Army Airfield at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Activated on 1 June 1942 as a primary basic flying training (level 1) airfield. Conducted flying training until inactivated on 31 October 1945. Remained inactive until transferred to USAF Tactical Air Command on 31 March 1946. Remained under USAF control until 1959 when the Air Force turned over all airport facilities to the United States Army. Returned to public airport status, 1960.

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