C-130J Super Hercules

C-130 airlifter used to refuel an M1A2 Abrams tank for the first time

C-130 airlifter used to refuel an M1A2 Abrams tank for the first time

The 317th AW successfully passed fuel from C-130 to an M1A2 utilizing an Emergency Response Refueling Equipment Kit, marking… Read More

3 months ago

Hercules crew members recall when their C-130 aircraft was able to Land on 2 Engines, 1 Engine and almost 0 Engine

‘If C-130 were to lose 3 of its 4 engines in flight, the crew will be working their a***s… Read More

5 months ago

Cool video features RAF A400M Atlas and C-130 Hercules Cargo Aircraft performing Beach Landings

The cool video in this post features RAF A400M Atlas and Lockheed C-130J Hercules cargo aircraft doing beach landings… Read More

12 months ago

Super Herculean Milestone: Lockheed Martin delivers 500th C-130J Super Hercules Airlifter

Hercules history is made once again, with the announcement that Lockheed Martin recently delivered its 500th C-130J Super Hercules airlifter.… Read More

1 year ago

A detailed analysis of the ongoing Kabul evacuation: the aircraft involved, those that have been abandoned and the US Navy F/A-18E/Fs flying top cover (via Pakistan)

The air-bridge from Kabul is meanwhile something like in 'full swing', so let's try to put together an overview of… Read More

2 years ago

The US Special Operations Command is considering the development of an amphibious MC-130 aircraft

The MC-130 Amphibious Capability (MAC) concept could allow the aircraft to “land and take off” from land and sea during… Read More

2 years ago

The RAF could soon retire the C-130J and replacing it with the A400M – A move that would put SAS soldiers at risk

Official documents suggest the C-130J should be retained because it meets the SAS’s specific operational requirements, stating: ‘The A400M and… Read More

2 years ago

Dyess AFB hosts largest C-130J interfly in Super Hercules history

On Jul. 15, 2020 the 317th and 19th Airlift Wings launched dozens of C-130s for what is set to be… Read More

3 years ago

Video shows C-130 aircrew dodging RPG over Afghanistan (they were awarded the Air Force Combat Action Medal for their actions during the mission)

The C-130J wasn’t the only American aircraft overhead that night: MQ-9 Reaper drone in fact was providing armed overwatch… Read More

3 years ago

Shocking Video Features RAAF C-27J and C-130J Crews Flying in “Heavy Smokey Conditions” during Operation Bushfire Assist

The shocking video in this post features cockpit vision from RAAF transport aircraft during Operation Bushfire Assist. The smoke generated… Read More

3 years ago

Blue Angels Fat Albert retired

Fat Albert will enjoy her retirement as ground-based training aid in Fort Worth, Texas. May 23, 2019 has been… Read More

4 years ago

German budget committee approves the purchase of 6 C-130 airlifters

The C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft will be stationed in Evreux in Normandy where France already operates the same type of… Read More

5 years ago

Watch LM-100J Super Hercules doing 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… Read More

5 years ago

Germany plans to order six C-130Js, upgrade the radar of the Eurofighter

A report this year found missing spare parts and quality defects mean less than half of Germany’s submarines, warplanes and… Read More

5 years ago

These girls’ job is to hunt hurricanes

Some little girls might dream about being princesses; but others dream about becoming Hurricane Hunter and flying into the… Read More

5 years ago

Blue Angels demonstration team to replace Fat Albert with RAF C-130J

The C-130J would replace the current Fat Albert, USMC KC-130T that was flown by the team before its fleet… Read More

5 years ago


France will receive total of four Super Hercules aircraft, two C-130J-30 combat delivery airlifters and two KC-130J aerial refuelers… Read More

5 years ago