A97-206


Type: L-182-1A Hercules C-130A-50-LM
MSN: 182-3206
Call Sign: VM-JLB
Previous Identities: 57-0499
Subsequent Identities: N22669 (NTU)
RP-C3206

History:

18NOV58 Received by RAAF.
06DEC58 Departed Lockheed, Marietta on delivery to Australia (in company with A97-205, 207 & 209).
13DEC58 Received at 2AD, Richmond for acceptance inspection.
22DEC58 Despatched to 86 Wing ex 2AD.
24OCT60
A Court of Inquiry was held at 2AD Richmond into "the damage to Hercules aircraft A97-206 of No 36 Squadron."
(Source: NAA: RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 2 aircraft depot Contents range 1936 - 1961. Series number A9186, Control symbol 293)
15FEB62 Received at 2AD for Mods 14 and 21 and inspection of hot air ducts and fuel tanks.
18MAY62 Despatched to 86 Wing ex 2AD.
16JAN63 Despatched to Lockheed for fuel tank corrosion repairs.
10JUN63 Received at 86 Wing ex USA.
17APR64 Received at 2AD for E service.
25JUL64 Received at 86 Wing ex 2AD.
12OCT65 Received at 2AD ex 36SQN for Mod 115.
19NOV65 Received at 36SQN ex 2AD.
18MAY67 Received at Qantas ex 36SQN for E service.
22SEP67 Issued to 2AD and 36SQN ex Qantas.
01FEB68 Received at 2AD for mods.
27MAY68 Received at 36SQN ex 2AD.
03DEC68 Received at 2AD ex 36SQN for repairs.
31JAN69 Allotted to 36SQN ex 2AD.
13FEB70 Received at Qantas for ADS.
17MAR70 Received at 36SQN ex Qantas.
06MAR72 Received at Qantas for ADS.
27APR72 Allotted to 36SQN ex Qantas.
15NOV73 Allotted to 486SQN.
01MAY74 Allotted to 2AD for wing repairs.
03DEC74 Allotted to 486SQN.
10FEB75 Received at Qantas for ADS.
27MAR75 Issued to 486SQN ex Qantas.
11MAR76 Allotted to 2AD for wing repairs and D service.
09FEB77 Allotted to 486SQN.
21MAR78 Allotted to Laverton for declaration to DAS for disposal.
24MAY78 Registration application from Global Jet Sales/Parmax, Fort Worth, Texas as N22669 (NTU)
29JAN87 Still held at HQ Laverton.
JUL88 To Aboitiz Air Transport, Philippines. Although there is some doubt that the registration RP-C3206 was taken up, the above photo indicates that this registration was painted on the aeroplane.
NOV93 Parted out and broken up at Manila having been acquired by Total Aerospace of Miami, Florida. (Source: Col Tigwell)


ABBREVIATIONS
ADS Anti-Deterioration Servicing
AMTDU Air Movements Training & Development Unit
DAS Department of Administrative Services
NTU Not Taken Up
2AD No 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Richmond

 


Issue Date Remarks
7 17AUG16
Added a reference to damage at 24OCT60.
6 09APR16
Refreshed page layout with no change to data.
5 13MAY12
Added an image of the aircraft in storage at Laverton thanks to Greg Thom.
4 03APR06
Added details of scrapping. Thanks to Col Tigwell
3 15DEC02
Added details from RAAF status card.



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