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    Airframe Family: Lockheed L-100 / C-130 Hercules
    Latest Model:GC-130A
    Last Military Serial:55-0037 USAF
    Construction Number:182-3064
    Latest Owner or Location:Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul, IL

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    Dates

    Event

    In April 1957

    Constructed as a C-130A-LM by Lockheed at Marietta, GA.

    Circa 1957

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Air Force with s/n 55-0037.

    Circa August 1958 - Circa December 1958

    Transferred to 773rd Troop Carrier Sqdn, 483rd Troop Carrier Wing, 315th Air Division, Tachikawa Air Base, Japan.

    Circa January 1959

    Transferred to 815th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Tachikawa AB, Japan.

    In August 1966 - In March 1971

    Transferred to 35th Tactical Air Lift Squadron, 374th Troop Carrier Wing, Naha AB, Okinawa.

    In 1971

    Transferred to 109th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Minnesota Air National Guard.

    In April 1973

    Involved in an incident.
    Belly-landed at Duluth, MN. Repaired

    Transferred to 167th Tactical Air Lift Squadron, West Virginia Air National Guard.

    Circa 1976

    Transferred to 180th Tactical Air Lift Squadron, Missouri Air National Guard.

    In May 1984

    Transferred to Chanute Technical Training Center, Chanute AFB, Rantoul, IL.

    In May 1984

    Redesignated as GC-130A.

    By June 1990

    To Chanute Air Museum, Chanute AFB (formerly), Rantoul, Illinois, United States.
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    To National Museum of the United States Air Force Loan Program, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, United States.
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    Loaned to Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul, IL.

    On 19 September 1995


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    On 3 August 2005


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    On 20 April 2013


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

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    Credits
    Data for airframe dossiers come from various sources. The following were used to compile this dossier...

    Print Sources
    U.S. Military Out of Service 2010 by Andy Marden

    Internet Sources
    Aerial Visuals - The Locator by Mike Henniger, Senior Editor
    C-130 Hercules.net
    National Museum of the United States Air Force
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher
    Wikipedia

    Individual Contributors
    Glenn Chatfield
    Mike Henniger

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