"It's the only plane I flew on -- can't be no better
than a C-130. If your light on fuel, she'll get you home. She's
always brought me back, never let me down."
Source: Tommy Freedman, one of three pilots
onboard the final flight of a C-130 at Alaska's Eielson Air Force
Base. After over 40 years of service, the planes are being retired
to make way for C-17 Globemaster IIIs.