Friday, 13 May 2016

Former US Navy KC-130R tanker delivered to Chilean Air Force

United States' Tactical Airlift Program (PMA-207) foreign military sales (FMS) team delivered a KC-130R Hercules May 2, from the U.S. Navy fleet to the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile: FACh).The aircraft was put into service in 1977 as part of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252. Throughout its 30 years of service it was used to transport personnel, equipment, and supplies, and to provide aerial refueling service to fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. 
Its modifications complete, a KC-130R Hercules departs NAS Patuxent River May 2, 2016 for delivery to the Chilean Air Force
(Credit: U.S. Navy)
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