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C-130 Aircraft Database

Civilian C-130 Nose Art

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Found 1 aircraft, displaying 1-1 [Sorted by Unit and USAF FY/n]
Local S/N AF/Unit Aircraft Name Marked Date Details
N223MA 56-0500 "NO SURPRISES" Jun 1987 Details
Multitrade Aircraft Leasing Inc. Used 80s for an Oldsmobile commercial where 6 prototypes were dropped out the back of the aircraft. All of the cars were destroyed in the drops. Later flown to Zaire for the filming of a movie called "Escape from Zaire" which is the story told in the book "Surviving Being Born". Aircraft was captured by General Baramoto and then later repossessed. May be now inactive.

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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