"The Spirit of Long Island" Historic HC130 engines added to static display at 106th Air Rescue Wing 08/18/2021 Day3
“The Spirit of Long Island” HC-130 Hercules aircraft, tail number 0222, which saw service during the Vietnam War and later assigned to the New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing located at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, Westhampton Beach, New York, until its decommissioning in 2019, had its engines and propellers added back to its fuselage on, August 18, 2021. The plane is now a static display at the entrance of the base. The disassembling, move and re-assembling was completed by Air National Guard service members from New York, Connecticut, Arkansas, and US Air Force Active-duty personnel. (U.S Army National Guard photo by New York Guard WO1 Edward Shevlin)
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