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Airframe Details for C-130 #3502

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Aircraft: 3502 (57-0526)
LM Aero T/V 3502
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 57-526
Current USAF 57-526
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Nov 1960 [act] 57-526 C-130B
29 Nov 1960 [act] 57-526 USAF 6515 OMS C-130B
Unknown [con] 57-526 JC-130B
Converted to JC-130B.
Unknown [act] 57-526 USAF 6593 TS JC-130B
May 1973 [act] 57-526 USAF 6593 TS JC-130B
Mid-air retreaval equipment was added to catch satalites returning to earth.
Sep 1977 [con] 57-526 C-130B
Converted back to a standard C-130B.
Jan 1987 [act] 57-526 USAF 6514 TS C-130B
Mid-air retreaval system was removed and used as an electronic warfare testbed.
Unknown [act] 57-526 USAF 514 TS C-130B
Jan 1994 [i/a] 57-526 C-130B
Retired at Hill AFB, Utah and prepared for preservation.
Oct 1994 [pre] 57-526 C-130B
Preserved at Hill AFB, Utah.

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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