A Navy Mariner Scoplane, US Naval Air Station

A Navy Mariner Scoplane US Naval Air Station Norfolk Virginia


Stock #: 695890
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Norfolk
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Norfolk (city)
Publisher: Rowe Distributing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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A Navy Mariner Scoplane is a fitting background to these signs which greet visitors to the Norfolk (Va) Naval Air Station, one of the world's greatest aviation bases and an essential part of America's system of national defense. This busy seaport-industrial airport is headquarters for several major Naval Aviation commands including the Commander, Second Fleet and the Commander, Air Force, Atlantic Fleet; it operates one of the busiest airports in the world averaging 12,000 landings or takeoffs each month, it has one of the largest aircraft overhaul and repair depots in the world; and it ships supplies and rebuilt modified Navy planes to naval air units throughout the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Caribbean waters.