Final Student Flight

Posted 13 September 2011
Photo by SrA Caleb Pierce

A US Air Force C-130E Hercules passes under a water arch after the crew completed the final student flight in the aircraft at the C-130 schoolhouse at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, on 13 September 2011. The aircraft (Air Force serial number 62-1855) is the last C-130E in the 314th Airlift Wing inventory. The nearly fifty-year old aircraft will be retired after its final flight to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, which is scheduled for 20 September.

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