C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #3013




C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 3013 (54-1626)
LM Aero T/V 3013
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 54-626
C-130A
Current USAF 54-626
C-130A
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Nov 1956 [act] 54-626 C-130A
Unknown [con] 54-626 JC-130A
Apr 1967 [con] 54-626 USAF 4950 TW C-130A
Converted to the prototype for the AC-130A but the 'AC' part was never designated. Modifications were done at Wright-Patterson AFB by Aeronautical Systems Division.
Jun 1967 [act] 54-626 USAF AFSC C-130A "Vulcan Express"

AC-130 Prototype
Prototype for the AC-130A but the 'AC' part was never designated. Modifications were done at Wright-Patterson AFB by Aeronautical Systems Division during March and April of 1967. Testing was then done in mid 1967 at Eglin AFB, Florida. Starting September 21, 1967 the aircraft did a 3 month combat deployment to test the aircrafts capability in a real combat environment and operated out of Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam. Often carried tail number 0-41626.
Unknown [act] 54-626 USAF 16 SOS C-130A
Mar 1972 [msh] 54-626 USAF 16 SOS C-130A
Had an incident in Vietnam, but was repaired.
May 1976 [pre] 54-626 C-130A
USAF Museum


Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available



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