Courage is the price that life extracts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things. Knows not the livid loneliness of fear, Nor mountain heights, where bitter joy can hear The sound of wings...
-- Amelia Earhart
C-130 Hall of Fame
First C-130 Prototype
First C-130 prototype. Constructed at Burbank California. First flight was on August 23rd, 1954.