AES-12

AES-12
(Aircraft Engineering Squadron)

Point of Contact - Squadron Duty Officer (SDO)

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Patch

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Handle

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Heritage

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Home Ports

  • Date - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Location:
  • MCAS Quantico, VA


Air Wings

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Deployments

  • Departure & Return - - - - - - - - Air Wing - Carrier -Aircraft - - Area of Operations:
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Aircraft

 

  • Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:
  • 29 Nov 1961 - - Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk *
  • * November 30, 1962
    • The A4D-2 designation changed to A-4B
  • A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to AES-12:
    • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
      • 142809 c/n 11871
        • 29 Nov 1961 - AES-12 - MCAS Quantico, VA
        • 18 Feb 1964 - Storage - NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
      • 142818 c/n 11880
        • 29 Nov 1961 - AES-12 - MCAS Quantico, VA
        • 30 Nov 1961 - NWEF - Kirtland AFB, NM
      • 142833 c/n 11895
        • 29 Nov 1961 - AES-12 - MCAS Quantico, VA
        • 18 Feb 1964 - Storage - NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
      • 142834 c/n 11896
        • 29 Nov 1961 - AES-12 - MCAS Quantico, VA
        • 30 Dec 1963 - NATFST - NAS Lakehurst, NJ


Commanding Officers

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Events

  • 29 November 1961
    Station Operations and Engineering Squadron (SOES)(designated AES-12 at the time), MCAS Quantico VA.

    Four A4D-2 Skyhawks (BuNo 142809, 142818, 142833 & 142834) were used to develop SATS (Short Airfield for Tactical Support).


Awards

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    Photographs


    Circa 1961 Early SATS (Short Airfield For Tactical Support) testing by AES 12 (Aircraft Engineering Squadron)

    Nov 1962 BuNo 142834, #1, parked on the ramp.
    Photo credit: Nick Williams


    Sources:
    • John Gabbard

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