C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #4048




C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 4048 (64-0553)
LM Aero T/V 4048
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 64-553
C-130E
Current USAF 64-553
WC-130E
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 64-553 C-130E
Unknown [act] 64-553 USAF 53 WRS WC-130E
Unknown [act] 64-553 USAF 55 WRS WC-130E
05 Jan 1994 [sto] 64-553 USAF AMARC WC-130E
AACF0145
03 Apr 2001 [scr] 64-553 WC-130E
Cockpit section survived in adjacent scrap yard
Unknown [pre] 64-553 WC-130E
Cockpit section restored by The Pima Air & Space Museum and repainted in the 53rd WRS scheme. Cockpit loaned out to the RAF Museum at Hendon, UK.


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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