P-3B Aircraft on the tarmac

NASA's P-3B is a large (117-feet), four-engine turboprop, capable of long duration flights of 8 to 12 hours and is based out of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. This photo shows a pickup truck near the tail of the aircraft on the tarmac and illustrates the scale of the aircraft.

Credit: Mike Cropper/NASA

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