Aircraft Photo of IK450 | Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar | India - Air Force | #1768
Registration / Serial:IK450
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild C-119/R4Q Flying Boxcar
Aircraft Version:Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
C/n (msn):11262
Operator Titles:India - Air Force
Local Operator Name:भारतीय वायु सेना
City / Airport:Delhi - Indira Gandhi InternationalMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: VIDP   IATA: DEL   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Indian Air Force Museum (Palam)
Photo Date:27 April 2005
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1768
Photo Comment

About 40 Flying Boxcars remained in service with the Indian AF till the early 80s. This one, with Hindustan-built BS Orpheus jet booster pod for better performance at high-altitude locations, was ex 53-4646. One of two Iskras displayed is visible at the right

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