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Airframe Details for C-130 #4781

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 4781
LM Aero T/V 4781
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USNavy 160608
Current RNlAF G-781
Status [act]
Replaced EC-130 156176 which was lost in a mishap in June of 1977.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 160608 EC-130Q
Unknown [act] 160608 USNavy VQ-3 EC-130Q
Unknown [act] 160608 USNavy VQ-4 EC-130Q
09 Sep 1991 [sto] 160608 USAF AMARC EC-130Q
10 Sep 1997 [sto] N14781 EC-130Q
ASI/DMI yard for the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
11 Apr 2006 [act] G-781 EC-130Q
Left AMARC through surface transport for Marshall Aerospace, UK.
Jun 2006 [con] G-781 C-130H
Cambridge UK, Marchalls for upgrade to C-130H
Mar 2007 [act] G-781 C-130H " Bob van der Stok"
15 Jul 2010 [act] G-781 RNlAF 336 sqn C-130H " Bob van der Stok"
Jan 2020 [act] G-781 RNlAF 336 sqn C-130H " Bob van der Stok"
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Tail markings for 25 Years C-130 Service

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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