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Inglewood


Photograph of assembly line at North American - Inglewood plant

Library of Congress. Via The Atlantic.

Inglewood (118.493W 34.013N) is a city in southern California, incorporated 1908. The town was was the center of an agricultural district until the time of the Pacific War, when the rapid expansion of the aircraft plants located here led to the rapid industrialization of the area. The factories were served by Northrop Field (118.34W 33.92N).

Northrop-Hawthorne.  The production schedule of this aircraft plant was as follows:

Aircraft Type 1940
1941
1942
1943
1944 1945
A-35 Vengeance


291
109


P-61 Black Widow    



34
449
199

North American-Inglewood.  The production schedule of this aircraft plant was as follows:

Aircraft Type 1940 1941 19421943
1944
1945
AT-6
631
1524
8



P-51 Mustang    

138
634
3145
5033
3277
B-25 Mitchell

171
1119
1253
665

A-36


142
358


Rail connections

El Segundo

Los Angeles


References

Army Air Forces Statistical Digest (accessed 2013-8-31)

Official Web Site (accessed 2013-8-31)



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