Bruce Field

By: Art Leatherwood

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994

Bruce Field, a contract primary flying school at Ballinger, was named for R. E. Bruce, a member of the Ballinger Aviation Committee. It was operated under government contract by the San Marcos Flying Service from June 1941 to June 1944.

Robert E. Hays, Jr., Military Aviation Activities in Texas, World Wars I and II (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1963).
  • Education
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Military Institutes and Flight Schools
  • Military

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Art Leatherwood, “Bruce Field,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 28, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994