I'm not sure if this counts, but Robert Scott wrote a book entitled "God Is My Co-Pilot," an autobiographical account of his service with the American Volunteer Group, the famous Flying Tigers of WWII.
What does AVG stand for?
AVG stands for American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers)
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We have 58 other meanings of AVG in our Acronym Attic
- Aviation Fuel
- Absolute Ventricular Fibrillation Voltages
- Aardappels Vlees Groenten (Dutch)
- Abstand Verstärkung Grösse (German: Pitch Gain Size)
- Active Virtual Gateway (Cisco)
- Advanced Video Graphics Array
- Adventure Video Game
- Air Ventilation Garment (NASA)
- Aircraft Escort Vessel (later CVE)
- Amateurastronomische Vereinigung Göttingen (German: Association of Amateur Astronomers Göttingen)
- Amicale Villeneuve la Garenne (French: Friendly Villeneuve la Garenne; est. 1944)
- Aminoethoxyvinylglycine (plant regulator)
- Analog Vector Generator
- Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz (German Insurance Law)
- Anti-Virus Guard (computer security software)
- Antivirus Grisoft (software)
- Aortic Valve Gradient
- Arteriovenous Graft
- Arts Verstandelijk Gehandicapten (Dutch)
- Audio Video Group (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
He plays the leader of the American Volunteer Group, mercenaries who helped the Chinese fight the Japanese prior to the attack on Pearl Harbour.
The American Volunteer Group, nicknamed the Flying Tigers for their courage, was formed in 1941 under US General Claire Lee Chennault before the United States formally entered the war.
Flying Tigers was the nickname of the 1st American Volunteer Group, consisting of United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps pilots and ground crew, recruited under presidential sanction.
To bring this history of the American Volunteer Group up to date, Ford, a recreational pilot and writer, draws on the most recent US, British, and Japanese scholarship, interviews with American Volunteer Group veterans, and newfound recollections from Japanese and New Zealand airmen.
A) The Lafayette Escadrille (serving France) B) The American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers) C) The Eagle Squadron D) Les Zouaves du Canada (Pontifaux Zouaves): Formed in 1867, they supported the Pope against incursions into papal territory.
Overund, an ace formerly of the American Volunteer Group (the Flying Tigers) in China, VMF-321 downed 39 Japanese aircraft and 11 probables while losing 8 of its own during intense combat.
The general, who was at the time in charge of the famed "Flying Tigers" of the American Volunteer Group (A.