• Hurlburt Field Airpark Adventure: The AC-130U Spooky Gunship

    On May 19, 1997, the AC-130U Spooky gunship arrived at Hurlburt Field, Florida. This aircraft earned the nickname "Big Daddy" because it was the father of the AC-130U gunship fleet. Over the course of 23 years, the 4th Special Operations Squadron flew 7,236 combat hours and 1,392 sorties in "Big

  • AC-130U Tow "Movie Trailer"

    A retired AC-130U Spooky gunship is towed to the Hurlburt Field airpark on April 17, 2021, at Hurlburt Field, Florida. This Spooky is joining a long line of Air Force Special Operations Command and 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft displayed in the base airpark, allowing Air Commandos, family