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JOE  TABACO
TSGT      USAF (RET)

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53 WRS (AFRC)
new 54WRS
920WRG
Motor Pool
Air Weather Service

Lockheed WC-130 and other C-130 Meteorological Research Hercules

USAF WC-130A,B,E,H&J Hurricane Hunter Aircraft

WHISKEY-CHARLIE! The History of the WC-130 Hercules
USAF Aerial Weather Reconnaissance Using the Lockheed WC-130 Aircraft
WC-130s: Weather Recon Images
pictures at theaviationzone.com
Hurricane Hunters video

403W/AFRC WC-130J Hercules Fact Sheet
First WC-130J delivered to Air Force
Pumped up WC-130J to battle hurricanes
Last WC-130H departs Keesler
USAF WC-130 Hercules Fact Sheet
Caribbean Hurricane Tour: NOAA, Air Force Take Preparedness Message to Six Nations
Operation Galileo Flight
Hurricane Hunters visit Atlanta
FEMA for Kids: Hurricane Hunters

WC-130J Hercules From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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53WRS (MAC)
old 54WRS
815WRS
WC-130J Test Team patch
Christmas Drop

WC-130BAOC

NOAA's Ark WC-130B

C-130 page 1
C-130 page 2
AOC

National Center for Atmospheric Research/National Science Foundation EC-130Q
NCAR

NCAR/ATD EC-130Q
NCAR/ATD/RAF EC-130Q Hercules (N130AR)
The NCAR/NSF EC-130Q Hercules (N130AR): Overview and Summary of Capabilities
Research Aviation Facility EC-130Q

pictures at theaviationzone.com

RAF Logo (6,756 byte png)

NASA C-130 Earth Survey

NASA C-130 Hercules

C-130J and NASA
ASAS Project Lockheed C-130
NASA Research Planes Probe Hurricane Luis
NASA Wallops Flight Facility C-130Q Airborne Geoscience Aircraft
C-130 (NASA-707) in flight
Eye of the Storm! (Real Player video)

NASA

The concept of the logo

UK Met Office/Meteorological Research Flight
C-130K W.Mk.2 - Royal Air Force (RAF)

UKMET/RAF WC-130 Snoopy Joins NOAA's Ark in Retirement
Met Office C-130 Aircraft
Snoopy
MRF Mk.2 HERCULES Summary of Capability
UK Met Service C130
ATDB: photos XV208

RAF
RAF MRF

WC-130 Model Unit Assignments
WC-130A WC-130B WC-130E WC-130H WC-130J C-130Q
  53WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
53WRS
*
53WRS
*
  RAF
NCAR/ATD / NSF
54WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
54WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
54WRS
*
54WRS
*
   
  55WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
55WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
     
  56WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
56WRS
9WRW/AWS/MAC
     
  AOC
NOAA/DOC
815WRS
920WRG/403RWRW/AFRES
815WRS
920WRG/403RWRW/AFRES
53WRS
403W/AFRC
 
  NASA Ames
(C-130B)
  MRF (C-130K)
UK Met / UK RAF
  NASA Wallops
*When AWS lost the 9WRW in 75, the 53 & 54WRS's were transferred to the 41RWRW/ARRS/MAC, then the 53WRS to ARS/MAC in 89 thru 91.

BEAUTY IN THE EYE

TYPHOON CHASER ON PATROL

THE HUNTER

CHARGING THE STORM CADRE/WG BLDG 1406

HURRICANE ANDREW, HOMESTEAD AFB

WC-130H WEATHER RECON

HURRICANE HUNTER

Swan 38 plaque

This page is dedicated in memory of a good friend and my 1st student as an Instructor Dropsonde Operator,

Sgt Detlef W. Ringler,

who was killed in action on the only WC-130, 65-0965, ever lost.
May he and the rest of the crew of Swan 38 rest in peace.

WC-130H 65-0965

HUNTERS RETURN, RAMEY AFB PUERTO RICO

CHRISTMAS DROP - 86

CHRISTMAS DROP 86

WC-130H 65-0965

WC-130H 65-0965

THE CHRISTMAS DROP 1986

ISLAND GREETING

Air Force - Together We Served Share
HerkyBirds, your C-130 Hercules Hq

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