The 747 above (Evergreen Aviation Museum) is not in the inventory as we do not
have a category for an aircraft turned into a water slide.

We currently have 8405 items listed in the inventory.

Abbreviations and Acronyms


AA: Australian Army

AAC: Army Aviation Centre (UK)

AFB: Air Force Base

AM: Aeronauticia Militare (Italian Air Force)

AMVETS: American Veterans Social Organization

ANG: Air National Guard

ARA: Armada de la Republica Argentina (Argentine Navy)

BAF: Belgian Air Force

BM: Bundesmarine (German Navy 1956-1995)

BrDLw: Bundesrepublik Deutschland Luftwaffe (German Air Force)

Cvl: Ceskoslovenske vojenske letectvo (Czechoslovak Air Force)

DRLw: Deutchse Reich Luftwaffe (Nazi German Air Force)

DRVAF: Democratic Republic of Vietnam Air Force (North Vietnam)

EdA: Ejercito de Aire (Spanish Air Force)

FAA: Fuerza Aerea Argentina (Argentine Air Force)

FAB: Forca Aerea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force)

Fas: Forces aeriennes suisses/Forze aeree svizzere/Schweizer Luftwaffe (Swiss Air Force)

HAF: Hellenic Air Force (Greece)

IAF: Indian Air Force

JASDF: Japan Air Self Defense Force

JMSDF: Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force

JROTC: Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

JRV: Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo (Yugoslav Air Force 1945-1992)

KLu: Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force)

KM: Kriegsmarine (Nazi German Navy 1935-1945)

LLN: Leger Luchtmacht Nederland (Royal Netherlands Army Air Forces)

LSK: Luftstreitkrafte der Nationalen Volksarmee (East German Air Force)

MLD: Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (Royal Netherlands Navy)

NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

PAF: Pakistan Air Force

PLAAF: People's Liberation Army Air Force (Peoples Republic of China)

RAAF: Royal Australian Air Force

RCAF: Royal Canadian Air Force

RCN: Royal Canadian Navy

RDAF: Royal Danish Air Force

RIA: Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, USA

RNZAF: Royal New Zealand Air Force

RoCAF: Republic of China Air Force

ROTC: Reserve Officer Training Corps

RoVAF: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnamese) Air Force

SV: Sjofwrsvaret (Royal Norwegian Navy)

THK: Turk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)

UKRAF: United Kingdom Royal Air Force

UKRFC: United Kingdom Royal Flying Corps

UKRN: United Kingdom Royal Navy

USA: United States Army

USAF and Predecessors:

    USASC: United States Army Signal Corps:    1 Aug, 1907 - 24 May 1918

    USAAS: United States Army Air Service:     24 May 1918 - 2 Jul 1926

    USAAC: United States Army Air Corps:         2 Jul 1926 - 20 Jun 1941

    USAAF: United States Army Air Forces:      20 Jun 1941 - 18 Sep 1947

    USAF: United States Air Force:                   18 Sep 1947 - present

USCG: United States Coast Guard

USMC: United States Marine Corps

USN: United States Navy

VFW: Veterans of Foreign Wars Social Organization

VVA: Vietnam Veterans Association Social Organization

WVT: Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, New York, USA


For missile designations (LGM, RIM, AIM, etc.) see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1962_United_States_Tri-Service_missile_and_drone_designation_system

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