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Airframe Details for C-130 #3010




C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 3010 (54-1623)
LM Aero T/V 3010
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 54-623
C-130A
Current USAF 54-623
AC-130A
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Nov 1957 [act] 54-623 C-130A
Dec 1957 [act] 54-623 USAF 463 TCW C-130A
Unknown [con] 54-623 AC-130A
Nose was converted to AC-130A for testing.
Jul 1958 [act] 54-623 AC-130A
Operated by the Air Force Operational Test Center at Eglin AFB, Florida.
Unknown [con] 54-623 C-130A
Converted back to a C-130A
Jan 1960 [act] 54-623 USAF 314 TCW C-130A
Apr 1960 [act] 54-623 USAF AFMTC C-130A
Operated by the Air Force Missile Test Center at Edwards AFB, California.
Unknown [con] 54-623 JC-130A
Converted to JC-130A
Dec 1961 [act] 54-623 USAF 6560 OG JC-130A
Mar 1962 [act] 54-623 USAF 6550 SW JC-130A
Sep 1964 [con] 54-623 C-130A
Converted back to C-130A
Mar 1968 [con] 54-623 AC-130A
Coverted to AC-130A by Ling-Temco-Vought
Aug 1968 [act] 54-623 USAF 4413 CCTS AC-130A
Apr 1969 [act] 54-623 USAF 16 SOS 'FT' AC-130A
Mar 1972 [act] 54-623 USAF 16 SOS 'FT' AC-130A "Ghostrider"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Jul 1974 [act] 54-623 USAF 388 TFW AC-130A "Ghostrider"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Nov 1975 [act] 54-623 USAF 711 SOS AC-130A "Ghostrider"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Oct 1995 [pre] 54-623 AC-130A
Dobbins JARB, Georgia as a gate guard with three bladed props reinstalled.
10 Aug 2013 [pre] 54-623 AC-130A
Moved from Dobbins JARB, Georgia to Marietta Museum of History’s Aviation Wing which is next to the Lockheed Martin plant at Marietta, Georgia.


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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