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VR-21 Pineapple Airlines Plaque

$169.00

  • 14 inches
  • Made from Mahogany
  • US Veteran-Owned Business

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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VR-21 Pineapple Airlines Plaque

A hand-crafted 14-inch plaque of the VR-21 Pineapple Airlines.

  • 14 inches
  • Made from Mahogany
  • US Veteran Owned Business

VR-21 was headquartered at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii and detachments were established at North Island, NAS Alameda, California, and Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan. VR-21 operated the Navy’s first dedicated Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) aircraft, the Grumman TBM-3R Avenger, and the newer Grumman C-1A Trader, in regular COD service to Pacific Fleet aircraft carriers. VR-21 also operated Convair C-131 Samaritan aircraft, among others, in support of west coast and Pacific Fleet shore transport missions.
On 1 October 1966, VR-21’s California and Japan detachments were reorganized as Fleet Tactical Support Squadron Thirty (VR-30) in Alameda and Fleet Tactical Support Squadron Fifty (VRC-50) in Atsugi.

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