Over 40 years after purchase, Libya’s C-130s are still in Marietta

Dobbins Air Reserve Base is home to eight C-130 Hercules aircraft that were built for Libya in 1972. After Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi paid $70 million for them, the planes were built and subsequently grounded due to political issues and were never delivered.

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  1. FREE LIBYAN AIR FORCE says

    Prime Minister of Libya P Ali Zaidan in his last visit to the United States U.S. I said America will compensate Libya 8 new aircraft replacement for aircraft, which have become scrap

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