Legacy Hercules: C-130A, 36SQN RAAF (P0016-21)


First of the breed: C-130A Hercules, 36 Squadron, RAAF


Lockheed C-130A Hercules (A97-205)
36 Squadron, RAAF

Australia was the first operator of the C-130 Hercules outside the USA. The first of Australia’s C-130A Hercules arrived in December 1958 and the type served with 36 Squadron until 1978. During this time they supported Australian deployment to Vietnam, and flew many humanitarian flights including disaster relief after Cyclone Tracey (Darwin 1974). The aircraft depicted on this print, A97-205, was the first C-130A to arrive in Australia and flew 36 Squadron’s 100,000th accident-free flying hour in November 1972. It is shown as it appeared towards the end of its service life.

Lithographic Artprint (code P0016-21)
Suitable for framing, this high-quality A3 size (297x420mm; 11.7×16.5in) print is produced on sturdy 320gsm white card. The artist works closely with the specialist printer to ensure the prints are to the highest standard.
The prints are protected in an individual clear plastic sleeve and delivered flat packed.


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