• Short Summary

    THE LOCKHEED-GEORGIA COMPANY HAS SET A RECORD IN THE PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF AIRPLANES.

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  • Description

    THE LOCKHEED-GEORGIA COMPANY HAS SET A RECORD IN THE PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF AIRPLANES.

    THE ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDREDTH C-130 HERCULES AIRLIFTER HAS BEEN DELIVERED AND THAT'S A WORLD RECORD IN AVIATION FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AN AIRCRAFT OF THE HERCULES' TYPE.

    THE NEW AIRLIFTER WENT TO THE NATION OF SUDAN. ACCEPTING THE AIRPLANE WAS SUDAN'S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, AMER SALIH EISSA. TO COMMEMORATE THE OCCASION, AMBASSADOR EISSA WAS PRESENTED A PICTURE OF THE AIRLIFTER BY LOCKHEED VICE PRESIDENT BOB ROCHE.

    FOLLOWING THE BRIEF CEREMONY, A U.S. AIR FORCE CREW FLEW THE FIFTEEN-HUNDREDTH C-130 HERCULES TO ITS DELIVERY POINT, KHARTOUM, SUDAN.

    SINCE THE FIRST DELIVERY OF A C-130 IN LATE 1956, NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-EIGHT PLANES HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO THE U.S. SERVICES, FOUR HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE TO INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENTS, AND SIXTY-NINE COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT TO DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATORS. SUDAN BECOMES THE FORTY-THIRD NATION TO OPERATE THE HERCULES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5OD3BKD8HPWC9YPRRC1Q5ZGN
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5OD3BKD8HPWC9YPRRC1Q5ZGN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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