C-130D 70-487 at Dyess AFB, Texas

Courtesy of Gerry Harris, Firebird Navigator, USAF photo circa 1962

This photo was taken before the USAF had the skis removed from tail numbers 70-484 through 70-489. This series of tail numbers then became known as the D-6 model/version. All hydraulics needed for the proper operation of skis were left intact.

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