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 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.