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Line up of Antarctic aircraft. USAF LC-130, Australian Antarctic Division A319 and USAF C-17 Type: Lockheed LC-130H, Airbus A319-115LR, Boeing C-17A Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 25/10/2010

USAF LC-130 parked at Christchurch Type: Lockheed LC-130H Registration: 92-1095 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 25/10/2010

USAF LC-130 taking off from Christchurch Type: Lockheed Martin LC-130H Hercules (L-382) Registration: 76-3301 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 22/01/2013

USAF Lockheed LC-130H Type: Lockheed LC-130H Hercules Registration: 92-1095 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 11/01/2014

USAF LC-130 ready for a new paint job before the Antarctic season begins Type: Lockheed LC-130H Hercules Registration: 83-0491 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 15/09/2012

USAF C-17 Type: Boeing C-17A Globemaster III Registration: 02-1104 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 06/01/2010

USAF LC-130 leaving Christchurch Type: Lockheed Martin LC-130H Hercules (L-382) Registration: 92-1095 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 23/12/2012

USAF LC-130 leaving Christchurch Type: Lockheed Martin LC-130H Hercules (L-382) Registration: 92-1095 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 23/12/2012

USAF LC-130H Hercules [[MORE]] Type: Lockheed LC-130H Hercules Registration: 92-1095 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 08/01/2014

USAF Galaxy at Christchurch Type: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy  Registration: 70-0455 Location: Christchurch International Airport Date: 25/10/2010

USAF LC-130 arriving at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2010. Type:  Lockheed LC-130H Registration:  31096 Locationn: Wanaka Airport Date:  02/04/2010 Notes:  The LC-130 is the ski-equipped version of the Hercules. During the summer these aircraft are based

A RAAF C-17 Globemaster has delivered over 12 tonnes of cargo including a Hägglunds tracked vehicle to Wilkins Aerodrome, Antarctica, in support of the Australian Antarctic program.Saturday’s flight from Hobart was the second in a series of proof of concept flights to Wilkins – which serves the nearby Australian Antarctic base of Casey Station – being operated between early November through to February to validate the use of the C-17 to support Australian Antarctic Division operations.

LC130H of the Antartic Division of the USAF doing a low fly over at Wanaka, New Zealand