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09-19-2012, 05:33 AM
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I wrenched C-130A's in SEA. 51st FIS DET 4 out of Danang AB. '65-'66. All had 3 blades and our mission was code named "Blind Bat". We were TDY out of Naha Okinawa.
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The AC-130 Gunships in use in SEA in 1970 were all A-Models. With three bladed props. 53-129 ("first Lady) was the first C-130 delivered to the Air Force (in 1953). They started using E-Models in about '71. They were upgraded to 4 blade props in the mid 70's. 129 is on display at Eglin.
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