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Thomas Jay Park in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Lockheed/Vega PV-2

 
 
Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
1. Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Marker
Inscription.  
Lockheed/Vega
PV-2
Harpoon
Patrol Bomber
1945-1960's

 
Erected by Pima Air & Space Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 32° 8.35′ N, 110° 52.193′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in Thomas Jay Park. Marker can be reached from East Valencia Road, 0.3 miles west of South Wilmot Road. The marker is located in the southern section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 East Valencia Road, Tucson AZ 85756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Douglas B-26K (within shouting distance of this marker); Grumman HU-16A (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed C-130A (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-54D (within shouting distance of this marker); Ryan AQM-34L (within shouting distance of this marker); Beechcraft UC-45J (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Presidential Aircraft (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed C-130D (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the outside section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. There is an entry fee required to visit both the inside and outside sections of the museum.
 
Regarding Lockheed/Vega PV-2. The US Navy ordered a revised design which entered service as the PV-2 Harpoon for anti-submarine work.
 
Also see . . .  Lockheed Ventura.
The Lockheed Ventura is a twin-engine medium bomber and patrol bomber of World War II. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on November 12, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
2. The Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon and Marker
The Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
3. The Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon
A PV-2 Harpoon in flight in 1945 image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - US Navy Photo, circa 1945
4. A PV-2 Harpoon in flight in 1945
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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