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Check Six: Douglas C-124 Globemaster II “Old Shaky”

November 27, 2019

The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II was the primary heavy-lift transport for United States Air Force Military Air Transport Service (MATS) during the 1950s and early 1960s, until the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter entered service. It served in MATS-gained, later Military Airlift Command (MAC)-gained, units of the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard until 1974.

Nicknamed “Old Shaky”, you know why if you ever flew in a C-124.

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