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

Douglas C-9B

 
 
Douglas C-9B Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
1. Douglas C-9B Marker
Inscription.  
Douglas
C-9B
Skytrain II
Transport
1967-2005

On loan from
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 
Erected by Pima Air & Space Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
 
Location. 32° 8.383′ N, 110° 52.177′ 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 western 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. Sikorsky VH-34C (a few steps from this marker); C-121A "Columbine 1" (within shouting distance of this marker); Boeing VC-137B (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed VC-121A (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed VP-3A Orion (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidential Aircraft
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fokker C-31A (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed/Vega PV-2 (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.
 
Also see . . .  McDonnell Douglas C-9.
The McDonnell Douglas C-9 was a military version of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner. It was produced as the C-9A Nightingale for the United States Air Force, and the C-9B Skytrain II for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The final flight of the C-9A Nightingale was in September 2005, and the C-9C was retired in September 2011. The U.S. Navy retired its last C-9B in July 2014. The two remaining C-9s in Marine service were retired in April 2017. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on November 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Douglas C-9B and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
2. The Douglas C-9B and Marker
The Douglas C-9B image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
3. The Douglas C-9B
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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