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

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 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

Nodwell and Foremost Pioneer tracked vehicles — Australian Antarctic Division

Lockheed Super Constellation

Sky high

Once in a lifetime

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

1937 Stinson SR-7B Reliant

Airplane

Tower to airplane, runway 24, ready to take off

landing

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, taxis to a parking spot at Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand, Aug. 21, 2015. The aircraft was used to fly missions to Antarctica in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program’s WINFLY. WINFLY missions are flown using night vision goggles, because the sun doesn’t rise during winter in Antarctica. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madelyn McCullough)

Plane & Rainbow

USAF Lockheed C-5 Galaxy strategic transport during Exercise Deep Freeze, Antarctica, 1990.