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Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

C-2A Greyhound

 
 
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By Denise Boose, September 10, 2018
1. C-2A Greyhound Marker
Inscription. Manufactured By: Grumman Aircraft Eng. Corp.
Engines: 2 Allison T56-A-426 Turboprops
Propeller: Hamilton Standard
Built: 1964
Max Speed: 343 KTS
Max Range: 1300 NM
Capacity: 4 Crew and 26 Passengers or 10,000 LBS of cargo
Mission: Rapid airlift of personnel and supplies in support of deployed carrier airwings

The Grumman C-2A Greyhound (COD) served extensively throughout Southeast Asia during the Vietnam conflict and will continue serving the Navy into the 21st Century. Aircraft 152795 saw over 9,284 hours of mishap-free flying and recorded over 12,000 landings during her twenty-one years of service in VRC-40, VRC-50, and VAW-110. In 1995, VRC-30 continues to fly the C-2A Greyhound in support of all Pacfleet aircraft carriers. This aircraft stands as tribute to all pilots, enlisted aircrew, and personnel who have flown and maintained the COD.
 
Location. 32° 42.149′ N, 117° 11.694′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on 4th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on Naval Air Station North Island within the square of 4th Street, Wright Road,and Quentin Roosevelt Blvd. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92135, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within

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By Denise Boose, September 10, 2018
2. C-2A Greyhound Marker
2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The World's First Seaplane Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Ships Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); H-46 40 Years of Service (about 800 feet away); Vice Admiral Edward H. Martin (approx. ¼ mile away); James B. Stockdale (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Military Flying School (approx. one mile away); First Firehouse Site - 1892 (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Stockdale Tribute (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
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By Denise Boose, September 10, 2018
3. C-2A Greyhound and Marker
C-2A Greyhound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, September 10, 2018
4. C-2A Greyhound Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 10, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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