Air corps

(before July 26, 1947) a branch of the U.S. Army concerned with military aviation.
(before May 1, 1942) the name for the Army Air Forces.
Historical Examples

They asked for volunteers to take a test for the Air Corps so I volunteered just to got out of marching.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson

On the under side of the wings could be seen the insignia of the Air Corps.
Astounding Stories, May, 1931 Various

Then get the chief of the Air Corps on the wire and arrange for an army plane to-morrow.
Astounding Stories, August, 1931 Various

By 1928 I was still in the Air Corps, instructing, and reading Shaw.
Test Pilot David Goodger (

We were fortunate in the Air Corps be able to wear almost anything without being out of uniform.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson

I remember that the commandant of my Air Corps rose with me in the ‘plane and surveyed the wonderful scene.
The Sequel George A. Taylor

He stated that reports of his scientists and findings of the various Air Corps installations will be available in his office.
Federal Bureau of Investigation FOIA Documents – Unidentified Flying Objects United States Federal Bureau of Investigation


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