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Airframe Details for C-130 #3073

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Aircraft: 3073 (55-0046)
LM Aero T/V 3073
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 55-046
Current USAF 55-046
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 55-046 C-130A
Unknown [con] 55-046 C-130A
Converted for air refuelling testing for the USMC.
Unknown [act] 55-046 C-130A
Early air refuelling testing
On loan from the USAF to the USMC for testing air refuelling with the C-130 in 1957 and 1958.
Unknown [con] 55-046 C-130A
Converted back to standard C-130A.
Unknown [con] 55-046 AC-130A
Converted to AC-130A.
Unknown [act] 55-046 USAF 711 SOS AC-130A " Proud Warrior"
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Wore 12 mission markings in the form of pineapples for Operation Just Cause in the 1989 invasion of Panama.
15 Nov 1994 [sto] 55-046 USAF AMARC AC-130A
28 Jun 2005 [scr] 55-046 AC-130A

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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