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C-119J walk around

Even as the C-82 was entering service, there was planning for an improved XC-82B version with R-4360 engines, a stretched fuselage with the cockpit further forward and lowered for better visibility, and extended tail...

E-6A Hermes photo

Boeing E-6A Hermes

The last new-build military version of the venerable Boeing 707, the E-6A was procured to provide a more capable successor to the Lockheed EC-130 in the Navy’s TACAMO (Take Charge and Move Out) submarine...

C-130 Hercules photo

GC-130 Hercules Ground Trainer

Lacking wings and a tail, this Hercules finished out its days as a GC-130 ground trainer with the Air Force Reserve’s 911th Airlift Wing at Pittsburgh. The trainer was later given over to the...

B-36 Peacemaker photo

B-36J Peacemaker at Dayton

First flown in July 1953, the B-36J was the ultimate new-build version of the Peacemaker, and would be the last of the type to be employed by the Strategic Air Command. The day of...

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