Aircraft Photo of 51-17638 / 0-17638 | Douglas VC-118A Liftmaster (DC-6A) | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #102345
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:51-17638
Alternate Serial:0-17638
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas VC-118A Liftmaster (DC-6A)
C/n (msn):43687 / 309
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Alice SpringsMap
Region / Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YBAS   IATA: ASP   Local: YBAS   Other: -
 
Photo Date:1969 to 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 102345
Photo Comment

51-17638 seen visiting Alice Springs with some VIPs, likely in connection with the commissioning of the nearby Pine Gap earth station for controlling US military satellites. Photo from the Dannecker Collection.

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