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BRUCE FIELD. 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).

Art Leatherwood


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

Art Leatherwood, "BRUCE FIELD," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.