Remarks: Qualified Weapons Instructors Course 04. 8 Sqdn showing an impressive array of blade aerials on the underside of the fuselage. The shadows of the leading edge slats casting shadows on the wings.
Remarks: One of the first seven C-130s converted to AC-130 standard. Operated by the 16th SOS, 8th TFW, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 1971-72 (Ghost Rider); 711th SOS, 1978-80. It is currently on Display at Dobbins AFB, GA named "Ghost Rider." Scanned from a K64 slide
Remarks: Now preserved at the Aerospace Museum of California. U.S. Navy Bu.No. 132463 was one of 670 AD-5s built by Douglas at their El Segundo, California plant; and accepted by the Navy in February, 1954. It served aboard the U.S.S. Shangri-la, U.S.S. Franklin Roosevelt, U.S.S. Intrepid, and U.S.S. Enterprise before being stricken from the records in July, 1963. It was brought to the museum from storage in October, 1985, and restored by the museum staff. It is painted in the markings of the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 14th Special Operations Wing.Scanned from a K64 slide