SOVIET ERA RUSSIA 1976
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closely observed planes - Singapore early 1960's
Pacific Fleet’s VIP arrives | R6D-1Z 131609 | RAF Changi September 1962
A contingent of British Staff Officers waits as the 'batman' in best white overalls turns R6D-1Z 131609 from US Navy squadron VR-21 to park. It has a '3 Star' nose plate indicating a Vice Admiral from the US Pacific Fleet. VR-21 was nicknamed ‘Pineapple Airlines’ and was the Pacific Fleet's transport squadron that also operated VIP aircraft and was based at Barber's Point in Hawaii..