Both photos are from the Abel Collection
Top, a Cessna O-1 Bird Dog light single-engine observation and
air control aircraft from MAG-16 is seen in flight. The Bird Dog was
in the Marine inventory from WW II and was to be phased out. Below,
passengers are seen boarding a Marine Douglas C-117 D Skytrain, a twin-engine
transport aircraft. The C-117D was an improved version of the C-47,
the military version of the DC-3.