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Airframe Details for C-130 #3049

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Aircraft: 3049 (55-0022)
LM Aero T/V 3049
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 55-022
Current USAF 55-022
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Nov 1956 [act] 55-022 C-130A
Nov 1956 [con] 55-022 JC-130A
Converted to JC-130A
Aug 1972 [act] 55-022 USAF 706 TAS JC-130A
Unknown [con] 55-022 NC-130A
Converted to the NC-130A.
Unknown [act] 55-022 USAF 4950 TW NC-130A
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Need to confirm this is the squadron. Was assigned to the 4950h Test Wing/Aeronautical Systems Division at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio?
Unknown [act] 55-022 USAF 40 FLTS NC-130A " Lone Wolf"

Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Last Operational USAF C-130A
Last operational flight of a USAF C-130A was on October 3, 2003 at Eglin AFB, Florida.
03 Oct 2003 [i/a] 55-022 NC-130A
Parked at Peirce Field, Eglin 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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Errors and Omissions

Jul 12, 2023 - 08:39 PM
0022 and 0024

They were part of the 4950th Test Wing. I was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer from 1977 to 1981.

Feb 08, 2024 - 11:34 PM

I thought 57-0497 was the last. It was DC-130A that was transfered to the navy and flew in Iraq mid 2000s. It went to amarc 27 jun 2007

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