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Lockheed C-130 Hercules (96-5300) - The second of a pair of 403 WG "Hurricane Hunters" WC-130J Hercs is just off 16L and beginning to tuck the wheels in the wells as it makes a noon-hour departure from Reno Tahoe International to end a RON visit.
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Lockheed C-130 Hercules (96-5300)

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The second of a pair of 403 WG "Hurricane Hunters" WC-130J Hercs is just off 16L and beginning to tuck the wheels in the wells as it makes a noon-hour departure from Reno Tahoe International to end a RON visit.

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Gary SchenauerPhoto Uploader
Wish I could have caught up with a crewperson from one of the two "Hurricane Hunters" Hercs. I would truly like to know why two ships from this unit are out here in the Nevada desert. Haven't seen a hurricane out here in oh, I'd say, never. (lol)
Calvin Jpeng
Magnificent plane
Greg Byington
That's a great catch, Gary!
Bill Butler
RON, "Remain Overnight". That's the official term. We quietly called it a Boondoggle...:)
john cook
I've seen some pretty nasty dust devils at the Air Races.
Uwe Zinke
very nice Gary!!
ken kemper
Gorgeous Photo Gary ..........

Love the heat signature from those turbos.
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