C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Aircraft Names starting with the letter V

Found 4 aircraft, displaying 1-4 [Sorted by Name]
Local S/N AF/Unit Aircraft Name Marked Date Details
83-212 USAF 15 SOS 83-1212 "Vampire Bat" Unknown Details
A97-009 RAAF 36 sqn "Vegas Vixen" Unknown Details
92-281 USAF 96 AS 92-3281 "Viking" 09 Sep 2014 Details
Deployed for 4 months to support OEF
54-626 USAF AFSC 54-1626 "Vulcan Express" Jun 1967 Details
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.

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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