Tag: C-130 Hercules

The Strange case of “Lt Col Seagull,” the C-5 Squadron Ops...

"In reading my professional evaluation I saw the statement citing my flying in command for ASEV had been removed. He frowned and nodded his...

A quick look at why the C-130 is still USAF Mainstay...

Because of the C-130’s design, it is able to quickly set aside its current mission and operate as an aeromedical evacuation platform Since the Vietnam...

Brazilian Air Force C-130H makes belly landing after inflight emergency

The landing occurred after the C-130H suffered an emergency during a flight from Manaus to Brasília The photo in this post shows Brazilian Air Force...

That time a RAF Phantom crew jokingly requested fuel from an...

Archie's fingers felt carefully for the in-flight refuelling probe switch. When he operated the switch, Archie and his navigator heard the typical thumps and clunks...

Watch LM-100J Super Hercules doing a loop at Farnborough Airshow

At 2:08 in the video the LM-100J does a loop! Taken on Jul. 17, 2018 at Farnborough Airshow the incredible video in this post features Test pilot...

107th Fighter Squadron returns to Normandy after 74 years to commemorate...

Flying their first mission in France since WW II, two 107th Fighter Squadron pilots escorted C-130 Hercules airlifters and similar aircraft from multiple nations as they...

A400M AIRLIFTER MIGHT NEVER GET ALL ITS FEATURES

France has praised A400M performance on operations in Africa, but the largest buyer Germany has criticized Airbus for failing to do what it promised Reuters...

ARGENTINA SIGNS CONTRACT FOR 5 SUPER ÉTENDARD ATTACK AIRCRAFT WITH FRANCE

Argentina was in talks since last May with France to buy refurbished Super Étendard attack aircraft and let the Argentine Air Force operate them According to...

C-130 ABOARD: HOW THE HERCULES BECAME THE BIGGEST AIRCRAFT TO LAND...

Although the testing set an unbreakable record for the largest and heaviest plane to land on a ship, the C-130 was considered too risky...

HACKERS STEAL DATA ON THE F-35, C-130, P-8 AND JDAM FROM...

“The compromise was extensive and extreme, it included information on the F-35, C-130, P-8, JDAM and few naval vessels," Mitchell Clarke, Australian Signals Directorate...

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