This Vietnam war veteran was delivered to USAF as 54-576 and later to South Vietnam AF until 1973. It finaly completed its operational life within Royal Thai Air Force in December 1995. This aircraft was also used in the movie "Operation Dumbo drop."
Delivered to the USAF as 55-4558 and converted to C-123J with Fairchild J44 booster engines on the wing tips, for operation in the arctics. To the CAA/FAA in May 1957 as N123, reregd to N98 in 1973. Withdrawn from use in 1983, and donated to the Alaska Historical and Transportation Museum near Palmer, AK in the mid 1980s. Officially registered as N3144W, but never painted as such. In 1992 the museum became the Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry (MATI) and moved to its current location at Wasilla Airport, taking this C-123 with them. It still has its C-123J wing tip booster engines.