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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

C-123 “Provider”

 
 
C-123 "Provider" Marker (middle) image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
1. C-123 "Provider" Marker (middle)
Inscription.
(top)
C-123K, Serial Number 54-0372.
This aircraft was originally Serial Number 54-0669.
It is on loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program.

(middle)
The Fairchild C-123 was capable of carrying 60 fully equipped troops while operating from short airfields. The C-123 was stationed at Pope AFB from 1958 to 1964.

Engines: 2 2500 hp, radial, P&W R-2800
Crew: 2 pilots, 1 flight mechanic, 1 loadmaster
Length: 76 feet
Wing Span: 110 feet
Cruise: 190 mph
Range: 1500 miles
Gross Weight; 60,000 lbs

(base)
This aircraft proudly maintained by the men and women of the 43d Operations Group.
 
Location. 35° 9.973′ N, 79° 0.223′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Reilly Street 0.1 miles south of Bomard Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the Pope Air Force Base Air Park. Marker is in this post office area: Pope Army Airfield NC 28308, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pope Air Force Base Air Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope Airmen Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); C-119 "Packet"
C-123 "Provider" Marker (top) image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
2. C-123 "Provider" Marker (top)
(within shouting distance of this marker); C-130 "Hercules" (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Harley H. Pope (within shouting distance of this marker); Airlifter's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Personnel Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Museum of the Air Force - factsheet. (Submitted on July 1, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia - C-123 Provider. (Submitted on July 1, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia - 43d Operations Group. (Submitted on July 1, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, ColdWar, Vietnam
 
C-123 "Provider" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
3. C-123 "Provider" Marker
C-123 "Provider" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
4. C-123 "Provider" Marker
C-123 "Provider" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
5. C-123 "Provider" Marker
C-123 "Provider" image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
6. C-123 "Provider"
C-123 "Provider" image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 20, 2011
7. C-123 "Provider"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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