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Designation Official, Popular Name(s) Manufacturer 1st Flight or Appearance Role(s)/Notes



JA                                Atlantic    1928    USN transport

JA (C-64)   Norseman              Noorduyn            USN C-64 utility

JB (C-43)   Traveler,Staggerwing  Beech       1937    USN staff transport "staggerwing" biplane -
                                                      later GB - USN counterpart C-43

JD          Invader               Douglas     1944    USN target tug - redes. A-26B - redes. as
(UB-26J)                                              UB-26J

JE          Skyrocket             Bellanca    1938    USN utility - similar to RE

JF          Duck                  Grumman     1933    USMC multirole biplane utility amphibian

J2F         Duck                  Grumman     1939    USMC utility amphibian - reengined JF

J3F         Goose                 Grumman     1940    USN utility amphibian

J4F         Widgeon               Grumman     1942    USMC utility amphibian

JH                                Stearman-   1937    USN twin-boom pusher-propellor utility
                                  Hammond

JK                                Fairchild   1940    USN/USMC impressed civilian utility

J2K (C-61)  Forwarder             Fairchild   1938    USCG parasol monoplane utility C-61

JL                                Columbia            USN utility amphibian

JM (B-26)   Marauder              Martin      1941    USN/USMC target tug, recon., utility,
                                                      photographic                                                        recon. B-26C/G

JO (UC-36)  Electra               Lockheed    1937    USN/USMC UC-36 utility amphibian

JQ (C-8)                          Fairchild   1928    USN C-8 utility amphibian

J2Q                               Fairchild           USN utility

JR (C-3)                          Ford        1928    USN/USMC - 1st all-metal transport - USN C-3
                                                      trimotor

JW                                Waco        1934    USN trainer for airship parasite duty, mail shuttle

J2W                               Waco        1937    USCG utility patrol

JB-1        Bat                   Northrop    1944    Flying wing; GE turbojet

JB-2                              Ford        1943?   American V-1; pulsejet

JB-3        Tiamat                Ford        1943?   AAR with semi active radar homing

JB-4                              Ford        1943?   Cruise missile with ramjet; 716 km/h top speed

JB-5                              Ford        1943?   Wingless rocket

JB-6                              Ford        1943?   Supersonic, gyro-stabilized rocket

JB-7                              Ford        1943?   Cruise missile with turbojet

JB-8                                                  reserved for surface-to-air missile; cancelled

JB-9                                                  reserved for short range surface-to-surface missile; cancelled

JB-10       Buzz Bomb             Northrop    1943?   wing with pulsejet

JL-6                              Junk.-Lar.  1922    Junkers-built all-metal transport flying boat

JL-12                             Junk.-Lar.  1921    Army - imported German all-metal low-wing

JN-4        Jenny                 Curtiss     1916    USN/USMC/Army biplane trainer

JRB         Expeditor, Bugsmasher Beech       1939    USN/USMC UC-45 utility transport
(UC-45)

JRC (C-78)  Bobcat                Cessna      1941    USN C-78 utility transport amphibian

JRF         Goose                 Grumman     1938    USN/USMC utility transport flying boat -
(OA-9/13)                                             production/redes. J3F

JR2F        Albatross             Grumman     1947    USN utility transport amphibian
(SA-16/HU-16)

JRM         Mars                  Martin      1945    USN production development PB2M

JRS (OA-8)                        Sikorsky    1937    USN/USMC OA-8 utility transport

JR2S                              Sikorsky    1940    USN utility transport amphibian


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