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USAF Returns Grounded C-130 Aircraft To Service

Aug 13, 2019, 11:10 AM by Lawrence Garrett
13 August 2019
Air Force Times reports that the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command (AMC) “has returned 74 C-130s to service as of Aug. 9, AMC spokeswoman Alexandra Soika said...Monday.” The Air Force temporarily grounded the C-130s “after finding cracks in the lower center wing joint, or ‘rainbow fitting,’ of a C-130 during scheduled depot maintenance.” Soika said that only one of the grounded aircraft has been discovered to have a defect to date. (Image: C-130E Hercules | USAF Tech. Sgt. Howard Blair | Wikipedia)
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