Here's the decal I have in my collection.
Bob, the magazine is rare. I have one as well and have maybe only ever seen another two copies of it. It has a great image on the first page of Walt Disney holding the art as well as an accompanying short article.
The tab at the top says Victorville while the tab at the bottom says Army Air Field.
This the first wet transfer decal I have seen of this design and the first time I've seen it
used in conjunction with a text flash and rocker. Great image! Thanks much for posting it.
Question; Was this emblem created for the Victorville Army Flying School or the USAAF
Bombardier Training School based at this facility?
Reason I'm asking is that I've seen several WWI era emblems for the Victorville AFS that
bears the image of an American Eagle in profile, in a diving attitude, with an aerial bomb
clutched in its talons.
Here's a roster of known WWII units assigned to the Victorville Army Flying School;
* 87th Air Base Squadron (November 1941 – April 1944) (Administrative Headquarters Unit)
* 3035th AAF Base Unit, (April 1944 – November 1945) (Administrative Headquarters Unit)
* USAAC/USAAF Advanced Flight School (June 1941 – December 1944)
* USAAF Bombardier School (June 1941 – December 1944)
* Army Air Force Radar Observer School (September 1944 – October 1945)
* 516th, 517th, 518th Basic Flight Training Squadron (November 1941 – February 1944)
* 520th, 521st, 522d, 524th Bombardier Training Squadron (January 1942 – April 1944)
* 983d, 984th, 985th Bombardier Training Squadron (July 1942 – April 1944)
Was the Disney version an earlier or perhaps later design for the Victorville station?