474th Tactical Fighter Squadron

The 474th Tactical Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It last was assigned to the 413th Tactical Fighter Wing, stationed at George Air Force Base, California. It was inactivated on 15 March 1959.

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Active1957-1959
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
RoleFighter

HistoryEdit

Activated as a 4th F-86H Sabre squadron in late 1957. Primary mission was training for other squadrons in the wing. Upgraded to F-100 Super Sabre in 1958 and became operational squadron. Inactivated, personnel and equipment being re-designated 309th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing on 15 March 1959.

LineageEdit

  • Constituted as 474th Fighter-Day Squadron on 1 October 1957
Activated on 8 October 1957
Re-designated: 474th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 July 1958
Inactivated on 15 March 1959

AssignmentsEdit

  • 413th Fighter-Day Wing, 8 October 1957
Re-designated 413th Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 July 1958 – 15 March 1959
Attached to: 65th Air Division, 15 November 1958 – 14 March 1959.

StationsEdit

Operated from: Torrejon AB, Spain, 15 November 1958 – 14 March 1959

AircraftEdit

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.

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