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Images: Photos of LC-130 liftoff Monday from Glenville en route to New Zealand

Crews leave on the LC-130 aircraft Monday as they deploy to New Zealand
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Crews leave on the LC-130 aircraft Monday as they deploy to New Zealand

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GLENVILLE – Crews left Monday from Glenville’s Stratton 109th Airlift wing as they deploy to New Zealand for a two-month standby for emergency missions to Antarctica.

This is the first time in 32 years the wing will not be deploying to Antarctica to support research with National Science Foundation’s US Antarctic Program. Three LC-130s departed Monday morning for the trip, with 31 airmen two Christchurch New Zealand.

Photos by Erica Miller/Staff Photographer – 25 photos

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Crew Chief Staff Sgt. Robert Gould, of Troy, demonstrates where airmen sit for 8 hour flights. ERICA MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

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Senior Master Sgt. William Gizara speaks inside a LC-130, the same aircraft that was deployed to New Zealand on Monday for a two-month standby for emergency missions to Antarctica from Stratton 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia. ERICA MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

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Crew Chief Staff Sgt. Robert Gould, of Troy, speaks inside a LC-130. ERICA MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

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Senior Master Sgt. William Gizara. ERICA MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

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2 Comments

Elizabeth Hume Lind

Always wondered what these planes looked like inside. Great pictures and particularly liked the ones of the plane taking off showing the combination wheels/skis.

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