Re: C-130s and other military aircraft

Date:         13 Feb 97 01:37:37 
From:         rhett <rhett_l@onaustralia.com.au>
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Meg Appleton wrote:
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> 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?

Lockheed were selling the C-130 as a civilian airfreighter in two
varients (a standard & stretch - the same stretch as in th UK ones) but
the didn't sell all that well.

To my knowledge, the C-141 is not in civil use except for a couple that
NASA use.

Rhett
"Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn!"
rhett_l@onaustralia.com.au