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An AC-119K takes off using two J85 engines for jet-assisted takeoff. The C-119, developed from the World War 2 Fairchild C-82, was designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 made its initial flight in November, 1947 and by the time production ceased in 1955, more than 1,100 C-119s had been built..Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP
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An AC-119K takes off using two J85 engines for jet-assisted takeoff. The C-119, developed from the World War 2 Fairchild C-82, was designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 made its initial flight in November, 1947 and by the time production ceased in 1955, more than 1,100 C-119s had been built..Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP

Filename: 031313USAF-History004.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 19 Dec 2002
Location: United States of America
Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP
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