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Airframe Details for C-130 #3050

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Aircraft: : 3050 (55-0023)
LM Aero T/V 3050
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 55-023
Current USAF 55-023
Status [pre]
First production C-130 delivered to the USAF.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Dec 1956 [act] 55-023 C-130A
09 Dec 1956 [act] 55-023 USAF 463 TCW C-130A
Unknown [act] 55-023 USAF 115 FIG C-130A
Unknown [act] 55-023 USAF 374 TCW C-130A
Mar 1968 [msh] 55-023 USAF 374 TCW C-130A
Damaged by enemy action in Vietnam but was repaired to become the NC-130A.
Unknown [con] 55-023 NC-130A
Converted to the NC-130A.
Feb 1971 [act] 55-023 USAF 21 TAS NC-130A
Unknown [act] 55-023 USAF 142 TAS NC-130A
Dec 1973 [act] 55-023 USAF 64 TAS NC-130A "City Of Ardmore"
Oct 1991 [pre] 55-023 NC-130A "Troop Carrier"
Preserved at Dyess AFB, Texas.

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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