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Airframe Details for C-130 #3003

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Aircraft: 3003 (53-3131)
LM Aero T/V 3003
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 53-131
Current USAF 53-131
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jul 1956 [act] 53-131 C-130A
Apr 1956 [con] 53-131 C-130A
Converted back to C-130A
Aug 1956 [con] 53-131 JC-130A
Converted to JC-130A
Apr 1957 [act] 53-131 USAF AFFTC JC-130A
Mar 1958 [act] 53-131 USAF 314 TCW JC-130A
Jun 1959 [act] 53-131 USAF AFFTC C-130A
Mar 1960 [con] 53-131 JC-130A
Converted back to a JC-130A
May 1962 [act] 53-131 JC-130A
Ternco, Greensville, Texas
Jul 1962 [act] 53-131 USAF 6550 SW JC-130A
Sep 1962 [act] 53-131 USAF 6515 TS JC-130A
Oct 1967 [con] 53-131 C-130A
Converted back to C-130A
May 1970 [act] 53-131 USAF 6515 TS C-130A
Oct 1975 [act] 53-131 USAF 6512 TS C-130A
Unknown [i/a] 53-131 C-130A
Sheppard AFB as GC-130 by 1978. All engines removed by December 2002.

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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