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Airframe Details for C-130 #4121

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Aircraft: 4121 (65-0973)
LM Aero T/V 4121
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 65-973
Current USAF 65-973
Status [sto]
Aircraft was fitted with Fulton recovery gear and tanker equipement.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 65-973 HC-130H
Unknown [act] 65-973 USAF 54 ARRS HC-130H
Unknown [act] 65-973 USAF 41 ARRS HC-130H
May 1975 [act] 65-973 USAF 1551 FTS HC-130H
Based out of Kirtland AFB under the 1550th CCTW/ATTW.
Dec 1994 [act] 65-973 USAF 71 RQS HC-130P
Unknown [con] 65-973 HC-130P
Upgraded to HC-130P
Jan 2007 [act] 65-973 USAF 71 RQS 'FT' HC-130P
Unknown [act] 65-973 USAF 79 RQS 'FT' HC-130P
May 2013 [sto] 65-973 USAF AMARC HC-130P

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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Dec 22, 2023 - 10:41 PM
HC-130H 65-0973

Acft was assigned to 54TH ARRS in Goose Bay Labrador in late 1965 was with that unit and moved to Pease AFB N.H. in 1966.

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