Naval Aeronautic Station
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The Naval Aeronautic Station was a predecessor to the modern Naval Air Station Pensacola. It was established on January 20, 1914, when a detachment of nine officers and 23 men were transferred from Annapolis to the abandoned Pensacola Navy Yard upon the recommendation of Captain W. I Chambers.
The flight school was operational by February.
- Jack Sweetman. American Naval History: An Illustrated Chronology of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-present. Naval Institute Press, 2002.