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More photos from John Criss' collection.


Anyone who has photos, stories, and material they wish to share is encouraged to send them to Dick Prather, Webmaster/Editor of the VR-24 website.

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View from the VR-24 Rota barracks, including a distant view of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Aviator's sunrise at Rota. A view across the power plants of one of VR-24s C-130 aircraft.

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The less interesting side of the maintenance hangar at Rota.

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A view inside the maintenance hangar shared by VR-24 and whatever VP squadron happened to be deployed to Rota at the time.

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This shot appears to show C2A 124 being maneuvered near the open door of the VR-24 maintenance bay.

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AE John Criss poses with squadron C2A 122. The adjacent P3 aircraft belongs to VP-10, homebased at Brunswick, ME.

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A view of the C-130 instrument panel.

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R6D 572 in the maintenance area. John Criss made an interesting point; VR-24 R6D/C-118 aircraft had more powerful R-3350 engines vice R-2800s usually found on that type aircraft.

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