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COLEMAN FIELD. Coleman Field, at Coleman, was activated as a contract primary flying school in December 1940. It was operated by the Austin Flying Service. Flight training began in June 1941. The field was deactivated on November 15, 1944.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Coleman County Historical Commission, History of Coleman County and Its People (2 vols., San Angelo: Anchor, 1985). Robert E. Hays, Jr., Military Aviation Activities in Texas, World Wars I and II (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1963).
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