Re: C-130s and other military aircraft

Date:         03 Feb 97 03:16:34 
From: (Louis A. Ramsay)
Organization: Netcom
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In <airliners.1997.374@ohare.Chicago.COM> Meg Appleton
<> writes:
>I was curious if the C-130's and C-141's have any commercial utility.
>If someone gave them away, would they find productive use or would the
>operating costs be simply too high?

     There have been a few airlines that used C-130's for freighters.
I know personally of their use at Alaska Airlines and I believe it was
either Delta or American that used the "Herc" on regularly scheduled
freight runs.