Equipped with Teflon-coated skis that weigh about a ton apiece, the LC - 130 effortlessly lands on the cold terrain, making the Hercules the.
operated LC - 130s in Antarctica until the season, when the its own LC - 130 aircraft, began.
Lockheed Aircraft / / LC - 130F ; information link Operating with the NYANG - NSF conversion to LC - 130H completed March.
Once in Christchurch, Air New Zealand, under a recently signed contract to the U. Life on the Ice. Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. USAP Online Learning Center. Navy photo by Pat Gilliand. Crews are now testing the plane under a variety of conditions. They found Lockheed LC-130 the dry, cold Antarctic environment had preserved the airplane perfectly. LC 130 Takeoff Williams Field (NZWD)