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Airframe Details for C-130 #1001

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 1001 (53-3396)
LM Aero T/V 1001
Plant Lockheed Burbank Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 53-396
Current USAF 53-396
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Aug 1955 [act] 53-396 YC-130A
First C-130 Prototype
First C-130 prototype. Constructed at Burbank California. First flight was on August 23rd, 1954.
23 Mar 1958 [act] 53-396 YC-130A
Sent to Logistics Command, Marietta, Georgia.
Aug 1958 [act] 53-396 YC-130A
Sent to Allison, Indianaplois for engine testing.
Unknown [act] 53-396 NC-130B
Redesignated NC-130
Oct 1960 [scr] 53-396 NC-130B
Broken up at Robins AFB

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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