West Coast Air Corps Training Center
|Part of Army Air Forces Training Command|
Emblem of the Western Flying Training Command
|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
|Garrison||Army Air Force Training Command|
Western Flying Training Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was assigned to the Army Air Forces Training Command, stationed at Santa Ana Army Air Base, California. It was inactivated on 1 November 1945.
Established on 8 July 1940 when the United States Army Air Corps redesignated its training center at Santa Ana Army Air Base, California as the West Coast Air Corps Training Center. The West Coast Air Corps Training Center at Santa Ana handled flying training (basic, primary and advanced) at airfields in the Western United States.
On 31 July 1943, was redesignated as the Western Flying Training Command. Inactivated on 1 November 1945, being consolidated into Central Flying Training Command at Randolph Field, Texas.
- Established as West Coast Air Corps Training Center on 8 July 1940
- Redesignated: Western Flying Training Command, 31 July 1943
- Inactivated on 1 November 1945
(Does not include axillary and emergency landing fields)
- Manning, Thomas A. (2005), History of Air Education and Training Command, 1942–2002. Office of History and Research, Headquarters, AETC, Randolph AFB, Texas ASIN: B000NYX3PC