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MC-130J WingletsMC-130J Winglets
MC-130J Winglets

Lockheed Martin maintenance contractors pull the generator cable way from an MC-130J prior to a mission at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The test aircraft has been fitted with vertical fins on each wing, called winglets. The 413th Flight Test Squadron aircrew and engineers tested the modified aircraft over eight flights. The goal of the tests was to collect data on possible fuel efficiency improvements and performance with the winglets and lift distribution control system installed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Posted: 4/18/2016

MC-130J WingletsMC-130J Winglets
MC-130J Winglets

Preflight checks are underway on a modified MC-130J at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The test aircraft has been fitted with vertical fins on each wing, called winglets. The 413th Flight Test Squadron aircrew and engineers tested the modified aircraft over eight flights. The goal of the tests was to collect data on possible fuel efficiency improvements and performance with the winglets and lift distribution control system installed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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A modified MC-130J is pulled to its parking spot by an aircraft tow vehicle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The test aircraft has been fitted with vertical fins on each wing, called winglets. The 413th Flight Test Squadron aircrew and engineers tested the modified aircraft over eight flights. The goal of the tests was to collect data on possible fuel efficiency improvements and performance with the winglets and lift distribution control system installed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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A Lockheed Martin contractor attaches the MC-130J to an aircraft tow vehicle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The test aircraft has been fitted with vertical fins on each wing, called winglets. The 413th Flight Test Squadron aircrew and engineers tested the modified aircraft over eight flights. The goal of the tests was to collect data on possible fuel efficiency improvements and performance with the winglets and lift distribution control system installed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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An MC-130J test aircraft sits in King Hangar awaiting its next mission at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The aircraft has been fitted with vertical fins on each wing, called winglets. The 413th Flight Test Squadron aircrew and engineers tested the modified aircraft over eight flights. The goal of the tests was to collect data on possible fuel efficiency improvements and performance with the winglets and lift distribution control system installed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

Motorcycles cover the Base Exchange parking lot during the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 500 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

Bikers wait to begin their group ride after the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 500 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

A biker shows off his custom-painted skull bike before taking off from the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Approximately 600 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

A female biker waits to begin a group ride with her squadron after the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Approximately 600 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

Bikers share some conversation after the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Approximately 600 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

Riders prep their bikes and gear before leaving the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 500 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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Motorcycle Safety Rally 2016

A biker gears up before a ride after the base’s annual motorcycle safety rally April 15 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 500 civilian and military riders rode in for the joint 53rd Wing/96th Test Wing event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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