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Airframe Details for C-130 #4277

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Aircraft: : 4277

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LM Aero T/V 4277
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USNavy 156173
Current USNavy N34277
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 156173 EC-130Q
Unknown [act] 156173 USNavy VQ-4 EC-130Q
Unknown [act] 156173 USNavy VQ-4 EC-130Q "Gone With the Wind."
Art work along with the text featured all five main cartoon characters from the TV show The Simpsons.
21 May 1990 [sto] 156173 USAF AMARC EC-130Q
2G0010 / AN2G0009 - Simpson nose art carried into retirement on the starboard side while the port side on retirement had the following text: "4 Sale - Used 3 dr hatch bac, low mileage/radio, factory air/stove new tires/tinted windows/buket seats, needs paint and some maintenance, make offer or trade 4 E-6... Cheap!" Tail had art work applied near the base. Port side had a surfer whle starboard side futured a desert golf coarse.
10 Sep 1997 [sto] N34277 EC-130Q
ASI/DMI yard for the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
Nov 2002 [scr] N34277 EC-130Q

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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