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Airframe Details for C-130 #3526

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Aircraft: 3526 (58-0731)
LM Aero T/V 3526
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 58-731
Current SAAF 408
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 58-731 C-130B
Unknown [act] 58-731 USAF 774 TAS C-130B
Unknown [con] 58-731 WC-130B
Converted to WC-130B
Unknown [act] N6541C WC-130B
Operated by the National Oceanice and Atmospheric Administration based out of Miami, Florida registered N6541C. From 1972 to 1980 it flew for the US Department of Commerce with registration N8037.
Unknown [con] 58-731 USAF 181 TAS C-130B
Converted back to a C-130B
28 Apr 1992 [sto] 58-731 USAF AMARC C-130B
17 Oct 1997 [i/a] 58-731 USAF WR-ALC C-130B
Unknown [act] 408 C-130B
Dec 2004 [act] 408 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
'40 Years SAAF Hercs' markings applied to fuselage - Inscription celebrating the 40th anniversary of service (1963-2003) with the SAAF.
Jul 2008 [act] 408 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B

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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