- They became the last US Navy Fleet aircraft to utilize avgas and to require bridles for carrier launches.
- In the two years to June, the price of avgas, the fuel used by small piston aircraft, increased by 80%.
- Typical of the Pacific, not everyone had gotten the message about the lack of avgas, since no NOTAM had been issued.
1940s: from av(iation) + gas.
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