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Lockheed EC-130J Hercules (19-5942) - Thunder Over Louisville Practice day, 04-19-24, over the Ohio River release some chaff flares. Kentucky Air National Guard J model C-130. Beautiful sight!
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Lockheed EC-130J Hercules (19-5942)

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Thunder Over Louisville Practice day, 04-19-24, over the Ohio River release some chaff flares. Kentucky Air National Guard J model C-130. Beautiful sight!

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David Plummer
Very cool.
Ron Wroblewski
Why is it showing up as an EC? Also, this is one of my planes ;)
David Hasse
If the chaff is to draw heat seeking missiles away this particular deployment seems to be drawing that attack to the port wing root and the adjacent engine. Nice picture, questionable tactics. While I do realize this is only a split second of the overall action, still...
ken kemper
You have a calendar photo John..........
RICARDO PARDO
very good photo
fototaker Tony
Great capture!!!!
John GiambonePhoto Uploader
Thank You everyone for the kind comments!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
19-May-2024 UnknownMuhammad Ali Intl ()Muhammad Ali Intl () 10:19AM EDT 12:23PM EDT 2:04
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12-May-2024 UnknownNear Monterey, CASan Luis Obispo County Rgnl () 12:48AM UTC 06:58PM PDT (-1) 1:09
11-May-2024 UnknownDaniel K Inouye Intl ()Near Hana, HI 09:21AM HST Last seen 08:23PM UTC 1:02
10-May-2024 UnknownNear Kekaha,Kauai, HIDaniel K Inouye Intl () 05:38AM UTC 08:29PM HST (-1) 0:51
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08-May-2024 UnknownNear Saipan Island, MPAndersen Afb () First seen 11:08PM UTC Last seen 10:10AM ChST (+1) 1:02
09-May-2024 UnknownMisawa Air Base / Misawa ()Near Hachijōjima (Izu Islands), Tokyo 03:08AM JST Last seen 08:25PM UTC (-1) 2:16
07-May-2024 UnknownNear Hachijōjima (Izu Islands), TokyoMisawa Air Base / Misawa () First seen 07:26AM UTC Last seen 06:00PM JST 1:34
07-May-2024 UnknownAndersen Afb ()Near Saipan Island, MP 01:25PM ChST Last seen 04:20AM UTC 0:55
06-May-2024 UnknownNear Yigo, GUAndersen Afb () First seen 08:02AM UTC Last seen 06:55PM ChST 0:52
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