Ramp Watch

Page Nine

The collection of photos on this page include aircraft at Port Lyautey and Naples. .

Anyone who has photos or information that he/she cares to share with "shipmates" and friends is encouraged to send them to Dick Prather, Webmaster/Editor of the VR-24 website.


A good shot of the NAS Port Lyautey R4D-5 taken by Matt Wick sometime in 1957.


The "station" aircraft, an R4D "Dash Eight", at Capodichinno. This photo is thought to date from 1961-1962 timeframe.


R4Q 131691 in U.S. Marine Corps Markings sits on the ramp at Port Lyautey. This is one of several USMC R4Qs transferred to VR-24 in late 1960 and early 1961. Tom Borbe took this photo sometime in early 1961.


A North American T6 (Texan) in French Air Force markings at Port Lyautey in 1961. Photo by Tom Borbe.

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