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Airframe Details for C-130 #3946

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Aircraft: 3946
LM Aero T/V 3946
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered Civilian N1130E
Current HHP RP-C97
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Apr 1964 [act] N1130E L100

Prototype for the L100 series had first flight April 20, 1964. The L100 is the civilian versions of the C-130. Another amazing fact was that the first flight was 25 hours long.
Mar 1965 [act] N50FW L100
Apr 1968 [con] N1130E L100-20
Modified to L100-20 and was the prototype for this modification. First flight was April 19th, 1968.
Oct 1968 [act] N1130E L100-20
Leased by Delta
Mar 1969 [act] N1130E L100-20
Leased to PSL and operated by Flying W Airlines
Apr 1973 [act] PI-97 L100-20
Unknown [act] RP-97 L100-20
Oct 1978 [act] RP-C97 L100-20
Reserialed 3946 and then back to RP-C97?
Mar 1981 [sto] RP-C97 L100-20
Stored at MNL for parts?
18 Feb 2014 [scr] RP-C97 L100-20
Mactan IAP, Philippines. Only had 13,144.8 flight hours.

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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