The "D" Model, Aqua Velva, and Snow

 Photo by Gary Schmidt, Firebird Pilot, The 1960's

 A lonely C-130D flying over the Greenland Ice Cap enroute to either DYE II or DYE III. In the warmer summer months the ice would begin to melt forming azure blue lakes, which became known as "Aqua Velva" lakes.

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