LC-130 Skibird Aircrews Train for Polar Operations

By Air Force Master Sgt. Catharine Schmidt, 109th Airlift Wing

The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing is providing the airlift needed to get to remote locations in Antarctica and Greenland in support of the National Science Foundation with a ski-equipped LC-130 Hercules aircraft, commonly referred to as a Skibird.



Published August 02, 2017 at 10:57AM.

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