On January 5, 2005, two of the McChord Air Museum's historic airlifters were moved to their final resting place to the newly named Heritage Park on McChord's runway overlook. The aircraft, the Museums Douglas C-124C Globemaster and the Lockheed-Georgia C-141B StarLifter, are the centerpiece of a more than $700,000 McChord AFB construction project modifying the hill overlooking the bases runway. The runway overlook had been a long-standing airfield obstruction for the staff of the McChord Tower, reshaping the hill alleviated the obstruction and at the same time gave the base a great opportunity to design a new park and incorporate the Museums aircraft.
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Links: www.mcchordairmuseum.org
By: jbottero
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@ 2006-10-31 13:24:50
The description of the McChord Air Museum ( http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/6672/ ) says these birds are now located behind the museum. The C-141B and a C-124C where NEVER parked anywhere near the museum. They are currently located overlooking the runwau at: