6593rd Test Squadron JC-130Bs

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Unread post25 Jan 2017, 14:42

I am a new member of this forum and have uploaded five photos to the "new photos" page that I took at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, from 1967 to 1969. These show some of the JC-130Bs flown by the 6593rd Test Squadron, 6594th Recovery Control Group, at Hickam. This was a secret squadron that was tasked with the aerial recovery of film canisters that had been ejected from our spy satellites. I have over 40 photos of this fleet of JC-130Bs that I would like to put in an album, but I don't know where to upload these to create a new album. Can someone advise me about this?
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Unread post26 Jan 2017, 13:05

Great pics, Hope you post some more. If you put them in an album some where let us know.
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Unread post26 Jan 2017, 13:06

Drop me an email at asif@f-16.net and I can upload for you
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Unread post26 Jan 2017, 14:36

bobdaley wrote:Great pics, Hope you post some more. If you put them in an album some where let us know.
Bob


Indeed a great photo, thanks for sharing and please post more!
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Unread post26 Jan 2017, 19:51

I had an old list of the Herks assigned to the 6593. My brother in law was a pilot there in the 70's.
B's 57-0526,0527,0528,0529,0713,0714,0716,0717,0750,0756,61-0962 and 963.
JHC-130H 64-14854,14857,14858
HC-130P 65-0992, 66-0223,0225.
They also had an HC-130N, but I think it was just a loaner 69-5832
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There were 2 other B's that have been mentioned as snatch birds, but they may have been at Hill rather than Hickham

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