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48th Air Transport Squadron

C-124A over Hawaii about 1957 The 48th Air Transport Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 1502d Air Transport Wing, Military Air Transport Service, stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. It was inactivated on 25 June 1965.

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History

Established in 1948 as a C-54 transport squadron. Upgraded to C-97 and C-124 long distance intercontinental transports. Flew over MATS Pacific routes from Hawaii until inactivated in 1965 with the phaseout of the C-124.

Lineage

  • Established as 2d Air Transport Squadron, 1 Jun 1948
Redesignated: 1264th Air Transport Squadron, 1 Jun 1949
Redesignated: 48th Air Transport Squadron, 20 Jul 1952
Disbanded on: 25 Jun 1965

Assignments

  • 531st Air Transport Group, 1 Jun 1948
  • 1500th Air Transport Wing, 1 Jun 1949
  • 1502d Air Transport Wing, 1 Jul 1955-20 Jul 1952

Stations

Aircraft

  • C-54 Skymaster, 1948-1949
  • C-97 Stratofreighter, 1949-1956
  • C-124 Globemaster II, 1956-1965

References

  • Mueller, Robert, Air Force Bases Volume I, Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982, Office of Air Force History, 1989

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