C-130A Hercules @ Williamtown Air Show 1976

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muz2142

West Ryde, Australia

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Small 11.3" x 8.0"
Medium 17.0" x 12.0"
Large 22.6" x 16.0"
X large 28.3" x 20.0"

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  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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Artist's Description

502 views as at 24 May 2012.
The Royal Australian Air Force was an early adopter of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.
Shown here is one of the RAAF’s first Hercules – a C-130A model. The RAAF has since used the D, H and J models. An interesting bit of trivia – the current J model has twice the number of propeller blades as the original A model.
This aircraft is shown doing a steep take-off during the Williamtown Air Show held at the RAAF Base airfield at Williamtown, north of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia on 3 April 1976. Note: there is a spiral contrail from one of the propeller tips.
The photo was taken with an Asahi Pentax SPII camera using Kodak colour transparency film.
The photo has been tweaked using Gimp software – select/copy/paste tools to remove some imperfections, brightness/contrast tool and sharpening filter.

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  • John Schneider
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