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Airframe Details for C-130 #4178

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Aircraft: 4178 (65-12903)
LM Aero T/V 4178
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAAF A97-178
Current PAF 4178
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Nov 1966 [act] A97-178 C-130E
27 Nov 1966 [act] A97-178 RAAF 37 sqn C-130E
Unknown [act] A97-178 RAAF 37 sqn C-130E
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special 50th anniversary markings were applied. A blue tail with large yellow wording.
Unknown [act] A97-178 RAAF 37 sqn C-130E
Unknown [sto] A97-178 C-130E
Stored at Georgetown/Sussex County Airport, Delaware.
Mar 2001 [act] N90220 C-130E
Aug 2003 [act] 4178 C-130E
One of a package of six C-130Es sold to Pakistan.
Sep 2003 [act] 4178 PAF 6 sqn C-130E
Jun 2018 [act] 4178 PAF 6 sqn C-130E

Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
  • Unit Markings: Journey to Excellence
75th Anniversary of 6 Sqn & RAF 100 anniversary celebration scheme as displayed at RIAT
Nov 2022 [act] 4178 PAF 6 sqn C-130E

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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