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What does AV stand for?

AV stands for Aerial Victory


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It was the first operationally-ready Army Air Forces fighter group in England, and one of its pilots scored the first Army Air Forces aerial victory while operating from Britain.
The four Fifteenth Air Force fighter groups that took part in the air battle over Memmingen on July 18, 1944, in defense of the B-17s of the 5th Bombardment Wing earned a total of forty-one aerial victory credits, equal to the number of enemy aircraft they downed on that mission day.
Eugene Jacques Bullard, an American pilot in French service, became the first African American pilot to score an aerial victory during World War I.
Obviously, some of the members of the 332d Fighter Group and its squadrons earned more than one aerial victory during World War II.
Yingling and his buddies, aerial victory credits published in several forms over the years, and the entire body of historical evidence available to us, no 18th Fighter-Bomber Wing pilot could have come near a MiG-15 at the time and date indicated, let alone shot one down.