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C-130 Aircraft Database

United States Air Force Preserved C-130 aircraft

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Found 62 aircraft, displaying 1-15 [Sorted by FY/n]
Local S/N AF/Unit Aircraft Name Marked Date Details
53-129 53-3129 "First Lady" 10 Sep 1995 Details
Put on display at USAF Armaments Museum, Eglin AFB with Vietnam-era camo.
54-623 54-1623 Oct 1995 Details
Dobbins JARB, Georgia as a gate guard with three bladed props reinstalled.
54-626 54-1626 May 1976 Details
USAF Museum
54-630 54-1630 "Azrael, Angel of Death" Sep 1995 Details
USAF Museum
55-014 55-0014 Mar 1996 Details
On display at Robins AFB.
55-023 55-0023 "Troop Carrier" Oct 1991 Details
Preserved at Dyess AFB, Texas.
55-037 55-0037 Apr 1994 Details
Preserved as a C-130B at Chanute AFB, Rantoul, Illinois.
56-493 56-0493 Jan 1992 Details
Preserved at Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona.
56-509 56-0509 Apr 1995 Details
Preserved at Hurlburt Field, Florida. After 36 years and seven months of service, 24 years as a gunship, Ultimate End retired from active service on 1 October 1994. It made its last flight from Duke Field to Hurlburt Field on 20 October 1994. The Spectre Association dedicated "Ultimate End" (which served with the 16 SOS in Vietnam) on 4 May 1995. Lt Col Michael Byers, then 16 SOS commander, represented the active-duty gunship force and Clyde Gowdy of the Spectre Association represented all Spectre personnel past and present for the unveiling of a monument at the aircraft and the dedication as a whole.
56-518 56-0518 Jan 1995 Details
Preserved at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas.
57-453 57-0453 03 Aug 1997 Details
Preserved as C-130A-II, 56-0528 at Fort Meade, Maryland. Replica of 56-0528 which was shot down by by a Russian MiG on September 2, 1958. Eventually the four bladed props were replaced with more accurate three bladed.
57-457 57-0457 Oct 1994 Details
At Pima museum in Tucson.
57-460 57-0460 "Saigon Lady" 30 Jan 1989 Details
Placed at outdoor storage at Washington's Dulles International Airport as part of the National Air and Space Museum Aircraft Collection.
57-478 57-0478 Jan 1994 Details
At Robins AFB with fuselage only.
57-485 57-0485 Jun 1986 Details
Displayed at the Minnesota Air National Guard Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota. March 2004 was noted with tail number 50016 applied.

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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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