On August 23, 1954 the most successful airplane in aviation history took to the skies on its maiden flight. A little over two years later the first operational airplanes were delivered to the 463rd Troop Carrier Wing at Ardmore AFB, Oklahoma. Over the next 21 years Tactical Air Command, United States Air Forces Europe and Pacific Air Forces troop carrier/tactical airlift crew amassed a heroic and impressive record from Africa to Vietnam. Trash Haulers is a revision of a 1988 TAB/Aero publication by Sam McGowan, who was part of that mission.The Story of the C-130 Hercules Troop Carrier/Tactical Airlift Mission Sam McGowan. in fact a ... The differences in philosophy of operation is illustrated by the statement found in the front of C-130 flight manuals issued to TAC crewmembers.
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