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October 3, 2016
 

309th AMARG transfers aircraft to PAF

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

A C-130T stages before executing a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft will be transferred to the 220th Airlift Wing to support personnel and supply movement as well as disaster relief efforts.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

A U.S. airman from the 514th Flight Test Squadron out of Hill Air Force Base, Utah, performs pre-flight checks on a C-130T before executing a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The 576th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Squadron converted a KC-130T for use by the Philippine Air Force by removing classified communications equipment.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

A C-130T prepares to take off and execute a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft has been in storage at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group since April 2015 before the 576th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Squadron prepared it for use by the Philippine Air Force this past June.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

A C-130T stages before executing a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The 576th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Squadron prepared a KC-130T for use by the Philippine Air Force by removing sensitive communications equipment.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

A C-130T prepares to take off to execute a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft will be transferred to the 220th Airlift Wing to support personnel and supply movement as well as disaster relief efforts.




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