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Airframe Details for C-130 #5279

C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 5279 (92-0253)
LM Aero T/V 5279
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 92-253
Current USAF 92-253
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 92-253 AC-130U
Unknown [act] 92-253 USAF 4 SOS AC-130U "8 ball"
22 Oct 1997 [act] 92-253 USAF 4 SOS AC-130U "8 ball"

Set a record with another AC-130U and establised the longest sustained C-130 flight with a 36hr non-stop 8,000 mile flight from Hulburt Field to Taegu Air Base, South Korea.
11 Sep 2018 [sto] 92-253 USAF AMARC AC-130U

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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