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    Re: Kollsman Periscopic Bubble Adjust
    From: Jeff Gagnon
    Date: 2019 Aug 8, 19:38 -0700
    92-1094/1096		Lockheed C-130H Hercules
    				1094 (MSN 382-5402).  Converted to LC-130H.  Named "Pride of Glenville" with 109th AW/139th AS, New York ANG
    				1095 (MSN 382-5405).  Converted to LC-130H.  Named "City of Cohoes June" with 109th AW/139th AS, New York ANG
    				1096 (MSN 382-5410).  Converted to LC-130H.  Named "City of Christchurch, NZ" with 109th AW/139th AS, New York ANG

    Turns out serial number 1094 depicted is a '92 model, more specifically an LC-130H3.  The H's saw versions of their own....H1, H2, H2.5 and H3's.  Usually they were electical system changes, more of a nightmare in differences for a flight engineer than a pilot and navigator.  What I'd like to have asked the nav was how are they having those periscopic sextants serviced.  The last servicing dates I saw on sextants were the mid 80's out at Ogden ALC.  

    As a side note, for those interested in military tail numbers back to the Wright Flyer, this website captures them all: http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html      I found the C130, tail number 64-0557, I flew day one in Desert Storm is sitting at the bottom of a lake in Texas in a scuba park.  I wonder if the sextant mount is still there.


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