Pima Air Museum

Pima Air Museum Tucson Arizona

Stock #: 143244
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Tucson
State: Arizona (AZ)
County: Pima
Publisher: Smith-Southwestern, Inc.
Postmark: 1991 Oct-08
PM City: Tucson
PM State: Az
Stamp: 19C
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

Additional Details:
Presidential aircraft #3240 is a VC-118A, the military version of the Douglas DC-6. It was used as Air Force One for short trips and to airports unable to handle larger jet aircraft. President John F. Kennedy made his first official flight aboard this aircraft on September 24th, 1961 to address the United Nations. President Lyndon Johnson used this airplane extensively in 1964 during his campaign for the Presidency in his own right. On loan to Pima air Museum, Air Force One is on permanent display.