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C-2 Greyhound Lands on USS Intrepid

1967/1969

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
New York, United States

A carrier onboard delivery (COD) aircraft, a Grumman C-2 Greyhound, lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid. Visible on the left side of the image is the ship’s island. In the booth, a photographer’s mate operates a video camera, which was part of the Pilot Landing Aid Television (PLAT) system. PLAT footage was available for immediate viewing on a closed-circuit television system.

Details

  • Title: C-2 Greyhound Lands on USS Intrepid
  • Date Created: 1967/1969
  • Historic Owner: Richard Alden
  • Credit Line: Collection of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Gift of Richard Alden in honor of former Warrant Officer of R Division Lt. James Gregory. P2013.172.134

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