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WWII Office of Civilian Defense Civil Air Patrol GM-120.pdf

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N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A R T E R S G M - 1 2 0 , •
C I V I L A I R PAT R O L

500 FIFTH AVENUE

NEW YORK, 18, NEW YORK
9 tferch 1944.

Subject: Establishinent of for WPB Preferential
Ratings fbr purchase of Repair Parts and Equipn^nt

for Aircraft Assigned to Authorized CAP Service^^

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To :

All

Unit

Cornjnanders_^—-

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1, V/hereas eligibility\ for preferential ratings for

purchase of repair parts and ^qxiipnient has in the past been
established by inclusion of aircTraft ir, ^ Ccitegory List com
piled by National Headquarters, it wil3 now be the responsibility
of the CAP Officer in charge of each authorized CAP activity to
establish eligibility of aircraft being used by xame, for such
priorities- as are needed;
2i Aircraft assigned to Authorized CAP Services under

administrative and operational control the Wing Commanders
The Form ^B-1747 cori^leted by the ovmer v/ill be certi
fied by the Operations Officer in charge of the specific station
or unit to which the alrcrai't ig assigned in the space provided
on the Form under "Remarks", v;ill forward the Form to tlie Wing

Headquarters for the endorsement of the Wing Commander, who will,
in turn, iforv/ard the Fprra di.r$ctly "to Aircraft Priorities Branch, .
WPB, Room A4-26, Railroad Retlrei&0i)t Bldi?., Washington, D, C»
3. Aircraft asnif?rEd to GAP Tow Target Units and Liaiaoh
Patrol

Units

The Certifying Officer of each of above units will list
all aircraft assigned to his unit on WPB Form 17^7, sign, and ,

forward same directly to Aircraft Priorities Branch, WPB, Room >^426'
Railroad Retirement Bldg», Washington, i>. C, Serial number subseq'^ently issued by that Agency will cover all aircraft listed thereon.
4, The Aircraft priorities Branch, WPB, has been advised of
the above procedure and v/ill use the certification and endorsement
of the WPB Form 1717 so filed as a basis for issuance of preferential

ratings for aircraft assigned to Authorized CAP Services,
By direction of National CommanWr-^^HNSON:

Major, Air Corps

Asst« Operations Officer