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Beechcraft C-12 Huron: Aircraft profile

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The Beechcraft C-12 Huron is a twin-engine logistics aircraft carrying passengers and cargo between military installations.

Beechcraft C-12 Huron flight: An air-to-air left front view of an 89th Military Airlift Wing C-12C Huron aircraft.Beechcraft C-12 Huron flight: An air-to-air left front view of an 89th Military Airlift Wing C-12C Huron aircraft.

It is the military variant of the commercial King Air aircraft series manufactured by Raytheon Aircraft Corporation. It is an all-metal, low wing, T-Tail monoplane with two turboprop engines.

Beechcraft King Air: Aircraft profile

The Beechcraft King Air family is part of a line of twin-turboprop aircraft produced by the Beech Aircraft Corporation (now Beechcraft Division of Hawker Beechcraft).

Beechcraft King Air: Beech King Air 100, final approach.   Photo (CC)  jmiguel rodriguezBeechcraft King Air: Beech King Air 100, final approach. Photo (CC) jmiguel rodriguez

Lockheed AC-130H/U Gunship: Aircraft profile

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Mission

The AC-130 gunship's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and force protection. Missions in close air support are troops in contact, convoy escort and urban operations.

AC-130H/U Gunship front: An air-to-air front view of an AC-130A Hercules gunship aircraft. The aircraft is from the 919th Special Operations Group (AFRESO), Eglin Air Force Base Auxiliary Field) 3 (Duke Field) Florida. Airman Magazine, December 1984.AC-130H/U Gunship front: An air-to-air front view of an AC-130A Hercules gunship aircraft. The aircraft is from the 919th Special Operations Group (AFRESO), Eglin Air Force Base Auxiliary Field) 3 (Duke Field) Florida. Airman Magazine, December 1984.

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