Heavies visiting Ellington Field TX

September 2016,

This is a good month since many heavies came through Ellington Field . ( KEFD)

Most notable came from the C-5M and C17

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We got some news that AC-130 will be running training in KEFD. This aircraft stayed through the weekend plus a few days…

Aircraft Serial # 89-1056

AC-130U from (4 SOS) is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field. This specialized gunship is equipped with the following hardware :

AC-130U Spooky II
  • 1× General Dynamics 25 mm (0.984 in) GAU-12/U Equalizer 5-barreled Gatling cannon
  • 1× 40 mm (1.58 in) L/60 Bofors cannon
  • 1× 105 mm (4.13 in) M102 howitzer

Special Thanks to Airwingspotter.com photographer Bill Havel for getting these wonderful pictures.

Pictures by Bill Havel