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KC-130F Hercules Operates from Aircraft Carrier Forrestal (CVA 59)

Photo of the KC-130F Hercules display at the museum operating on board the aircraft carrier Forrestal (CVA 59) in 1963.
Caption: The KC-130F Hercules now on display at the museum passes the Landing Signal Officer (LSO) platform during operations on board the aircraft carrier Forrestal (CVA 59) in 1963. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the feasibility of operating the airplane as a Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) platform, which never materialized.
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