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Chilly Hercules on the runway

A suitably wintry image here courtesy of the US Air Force. It shows a Lockheed Martin C-130  taxiing to its parking spot in an undisclosed Southwest Asian country. In order to allow operations at the site, snow removal teams had to clear the runways and taxiways after an overnight snowfall dropped more than three inches […]

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Hercules looking suitably epic

Here’s a great picture from the US Air Force site showing a Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules taking off from Little Rock AFB in Arkansas. Flightglobal’s MiliCAS database lists the service operating a total of 363 C-130s, the majority E/H models. US Air Force

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Falling with style – Hercules paratroop drop

Pictured on exercise are paratroopers assigned to the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division – sadly not the 101st, which would have made the headline more interesting with its ‘Screaming Eagles’ nickname – leap from the rear of a lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules earlier this month. Credit: US Air Force

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C-130s in flight around Mt Fuji

Following on from the recent image of a five-ship flight of Airbus Military A400Ms, how about this effort from the US Air Force? It shows a formation of Lockheed Martin C-130s as they return from the Samurai Surge training mission near Mount Fuji, Japan on 5 June. Credit: US Air Force

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Australian C-130J on Exercise Kiwi Flag

Borrowed from the Australian Defence Images site is this terrific picture of a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Lockheed Martin C-130J belonging to No 37 Sqn, pictured in New Zealand. In the background is a CASA CN 235-200 aircraft of the Forces armées en Nouvelle-Calédonie (FANC). The aircraft were taking part in Exercise Kiwi Flag which […]

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RAF’s newest and largest aircraft to debut at RIAT

Voyager, an Airbus A330 tanker, is to debut at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford on 16-17 July. It is the Royal Air Force’s newest, largest longest and widest aircraft in the RAF’s fleet with a wing span of 60 metres. Visitors to the show will be able to see it on static display and there will […]

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First Lockheed C-130J for USAFE arrives in Ramstein

  The first Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transport to be permanently assigned to a US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) unit was been delivered during a 7 April ceremony at Ramstein air base in Germany. Continue reading…  

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