C-130J Super Hercules

Lockheed Martin Delivers 2,700th C-130 Hercules Tactical Airlifter

Lockheed Martin Delivers 2,700th C-130 Hercules Tactical Airlifter

2,700th C-130 Hercules Tactical Airlifter delivered As the photo in this post shows, Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 2,700th Hercules… Read More

1 month ago

The First of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5 Tiger II aircraft arrives at the Tactical Air Support facility at Cecil Field via a USMC C-130J

First of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5 Tiger II aircraft arrives in the US The first of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5… Read More

4 months ago

Lockheed Martin offers C-130J-30 Super Hercules to the Swedish Air Force

C-130J-30 Super Hercules for the Swedish Air Force Lockheed Martin and the Swedish company MilDef International AB announced a memorandum… Read More

5 months ago

Austrian Air Force selects Embraer KC-390 Millennium to replace its C-130K Hercules cargo aircraft

KC-390 Millennium for Austrian Air Force On Sep. 20, 2023 Austrian Defence Minister Klaudia Tanner announced that the Austrian Air… Read More

10 months ago

Cool Video shows RAF C-130 Hercules retirement Flypast Through Mach Loop

RAF C-130 Hercules retirement Flypast Through Mach Loop Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips on Jun. 14, 2023, the epic… Read More

1 year ago

RAF to bid farewell to the Mighty Hercules with a flypast that will take place across all four nations of the UK

RAF to bid farewell to the Mighty Hercules The Royal Air Force (RAF) history as an operator of the Lockheed… Read More

1 year ago

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

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

1 year ago

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

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

2 years 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 a Lockheed C-130J Hercules cargo aircraft doing beach landings… Read More

2 years 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

2 years 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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: a MQ-9 Reaper drone in fact was providing armed overwatch… Read More

4 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

5 years ago

Blue Angels Fat Albert retired

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

5 years ago