The then just created Brazilian
Air Force it originally received between 1942 and 1944 a total from 28
Vengeance registered Mk. II/A-31 AN-581 the AN-608 proceeding from destined
supplies the RAF and porteriormente more five former-USAAF A-35.
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In its short career
in the BAF the A-31 had operated in 1º Group of Perforated Bomber, hosted in
the Air base of Cruz/RJ Saint. The A-31 of the 1ºGBP, as well as its older
brothers (the Vultee V-11 GB2) had actively participated of the patrol of our
coast during 2ª War, also carrying through some maneuvers of joint training
with submarines of our deurante navy this period, giving our pilots the so
opportune tactical experience that would be inestimable in the first years of
our aerial weapon.