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Airframe Details for C-130 #4944

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Aircraft: 4944 (81-0629)
LM Aero T/V 4944
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81-629
Current USAF 81-629
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Nov 1982 [act] 81-629 C-130H
Unknown [act] 81-629 USAF 700 TAS C-130H
01 Jun 1992 [act] 81-629 USAF 700 AS C-130H
Oct 1993 [act] 81-629 USAF 700 AS 'DB' C-130H
Apr 1997 [act] 81-629 USAF 700 AS C-130H
Jan 2014 [act] 81-629 USAF 164 AS C-130H
16 Oct 2014 [act] 81-629 USAF 164 AS C-130H " Spirit of Clear Fork Valley"
Unknown [act] 81-629 USAF 154 TS C-130H
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
1920/30s heritage tail scheme

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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Jan 04, 2024 - 07:53 PM
81-629 now [i/a]

In fall 2023 81-0629 had its wings and tail removed and was trucked to Lincoln, Nebraska for temporary storage. It will eventually be moved to Omaha to serve as a aeromedical training airframe.

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