USAF C-130 Photos

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    Members of the C-130J Super Hercules number #17-5897 delivery team pose for a photo at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia, May 27, 2020. The historic aircraft delivery to LRAFB serves as the final C-130J for the 19th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command. [Courtesy photo]
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    USAF C-130J-30 #17-5897 arrives at Little Rock AFB on May 27, 2020. The historic aircraft delivery to Little Rock AFB serves as the final C-130J for the 19th AW since it began transitioning from older C-130H cargo aircraft to newer C-130J models in 2004. [USAF photo by A1C Jayden Ford]
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    USAF C-130J-30 #17-5897 sits on the flight line at Little Rock AFB on May 27, 2020. The historic aircraft delivery to LRAFB serves as the final C-130J for the 19th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command. [USAF photo by SSgt. Dana J. Cable]
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    USAF C-130J-30 #07-4635 from 37 AS participate in an Agile Combat Employment exercise at Spangdahlem AB on May 28, 2020. [USAF photo by TSgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry]
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    Airmen assigned to the 58th AMU perform a pre-flight inspection of MC-130J #12-5759 from 415 SOS at Kirtland AFB, June 9, 2020. The aircraft is Kirtland’s first ‘Black Letter’ aircraft, meaning it has zero maintenance discrepancies. [USAF photo by A1C Ireland Summers]
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    USAF HC-130P #66-0220 from the 67 ARRS seen at the Ramstein Open House 1981, Germany on August 2, 1981. [Photo by Ed Groenendijk]
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    USAF C-130E #64-0542 from 317 TAW is seen during the RIAT 1991 at Fairford. [Photo by Ed Groenendijk]
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    USAFE C-130E #69-6566 from 37th AS is seen during the 1993 Mildenhall Air Fete. [Photo by Ed Groenendijk]
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    USAF WC-130E #64-0553 from 53 WRS is on the ramp at Keflavik on September 9, 1978. [Photo by Martin Pole]
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    Retired USAF TSgt. Mark Benoit, a former crew chief with the 4th AMU, prepares to marshal AC-130U Spooky gunship #89-0510 at Hurlburt Field, June 26, 2020. Benoit was one of the first Spooky crew chiefs when the aircraft first arrived to Hurlburt in 1995. [USAF photo by A1C Hailey M. Ziegler]
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    The last AC-130U Spooky gunship to retire, aircraft #87-0128, also known as ‘Big Daddy’, is parked on the flightline at Hurlburt Field, Florida, June 26, 2020. On June 18, 2020, Big Daddy made history by becoming the first Spooky to ever receive a black letter initial. A black letter initial means that before a flight there were no discrepancies on Big Daddy’s status paperwork. [USAF photo by A1C Hailey M. Ziegler]
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    USAF C-130E #63-7885 from 37 TAS nose art seen when the aircraft was in the UAE during 1990. [Photo by Paul Jarvis]