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Aircraft: 48824

 PFF "MIKE" A/C 48824. This shot was taken after hostilities when all the PFF's were lined up on the runway. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Emanuele) 

PFF (Pathfinder) 48824 'MIKE'

"MIKE" PFF 48824

Pathfinder Aircraft



"Mike" may be the radio call sign for this aircraft --- A Pathfinder aircraft. --- Aircraft name: Pathfinder is not an actual name - used for data retrieval purposes only.


1945-01-07   Cheyenne
1945-01-09  Accepted into Inventory
1945-01-26  Hunter
1945-02-04  Assigned to UK
1945-02-15  Grenier
1945-03-29  Assigned to 100th BG from Burtonwood
1945-06-04   RAF Valley
1945-12-12   Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
1945-12-12  Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A


    Hardstand # 6   May have moved over to the 349th	


 Lt. Gnat standing by MIKE 44-8824. (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Forrester-Cooney) 

48824: MIKE XR-M

PFF (Pathfinder) 48824 'MIKE'

MIKE on Hardstand, XR-M  48824.  100th BG Photo Archives 

"MIKE" XR-M releasing Food supplies May 7, 1945 (Maj Stivers Leading) over Holland during Chowhound missions. Photo from Thomas J Williams Diary. 

 LD-T 649 LADY GERALDINE, PFF-XR-M 824, piloted by Lee Jacobs, on 2 May 45 Chowhound mission. The PFF aircraft XR-M had the name "MIKE" painted on it. Photo taken from Phillip Liesche's ship, AC 162 LD-U "GINGER". Photo courtesy of Lee Jacobs, Photo ID by Jack O'Leary Link to Chowhound formation sheets