Roy's Postcards: 1983/11/02

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I am at the Dulles Airport. I spent a couple of hours in Reston with Mike Bernat then I came back to check out the airport. These little buggies are real unique for carting people around.

Postcard front:

Dulles International Airport
Plane-Mate

Postcard back:

Dulles International Airport, the world's most modern terminal located in Fairfax and Loudoun counties in Northern Virginia.

The body of the Plane-Mate (Mobile Lounge) elevates to connect with the aircraft door, and is lowered and locked to the chassis when traveling on the field. The Plane-Mate is 49 feet long, 15.5 feet wide, weighs 75,000 pounds, and is powered by a single 195 hp diesel engine with a maximum speed of 19 mph.

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