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Circa 1959

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "26MAY59...A concept of aircraft maintenance, which provided for the assignment of responsibility directly to the unit having custody of the aircraft and for a gradual elimination of FASRONS, was approved for implementation..." http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/avchr8.htm [19MAR99]

Circa 1954

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News July 1954 "...FASRON's Students Fly 'Blind' - Page 29 - Naval Aviation News - July 1954..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1954/jul54.pdf [02AUG2004]

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Circa 1946

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "11JUL46...To establish clear-cut relationships for aircraft maintenance, the Chief of Naval Operations directed the disestablishment of all CASU's and other maintenance units and their replacement by Fleet Aircraft Service Squadrons by 1 January. The new FASRON's were to be of three kinds according to aircraft types serviced, and were designed to promote higher standards and greater uniformity and efficiency in aircraft maintenance..." http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/avchr6.htm [19MAR99]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "12JUL46...Headquarters Squadrons (HEDRON) were redesignated fleet aircraft service squadrons (FASRONS)..." http://www.history.navy.mil/ [03MAY2001]

Circa Unknown
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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons CD-ROM: Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Vol. 2 Stock No. 008-046-00195-2 The History of VP, VPB, VP(HL), and VP(AM) Naval Historical Center, Department Of The Navy, Washington, D. C...." [15JUN2000]
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