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  • C-130 static display will honor 914th airlift legacy

    A C-130 Hercules aircraft endures a snowy Western New York winter on the flight line here awaiting its final destination as an air park display.  The aircraft was flown in from a Connecticut Air Guard unit, located in Bradley Field, near Windsor Locks, Conn. in September, 2017. It had previously been stationed and finished out its service at
  • Niagara bids farewell to its last C-130

    Members of the base gathered to observe the final departure of the last C-130 Hercules from Niagara, July 26, 2017.The 914th Fire Emergency Services rendered a water salute, shooting arches of water from firetrucks on either side of the aircraft, a symbolic gesture of farewell to a 47 year mission. This day marked the final stage in the process of
  • Santa's last ride

    Santa Claus arrived on base aboard a Niagara C-130 Hercules on Saturday, December 17, 2016.  This was Santa’s last arrival here via the C-130 as the 914th Airlift Wing is transitioning to the KC-135 Stratotanker. Children of all ages greeted Santa on the flight line before he was whisked away via Fire Engine to the Falcon Club Café. There, children
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