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PICTURES: RAAF ‘Haul-a-herc’ event raises money for Special Olympics

Received a cool email earlier today from the RAAF. They recently held a charity event to raise money for the Special Olympics where 20 teams of 20 people hauled a Lockheed Martin C-130J over 10m. The objective was to pull the 40-tonne aircraft 10m in the fastest time possible. The quickest time of 11.68s was […]

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VIDEO/PICTURES: C-130J ride at Dubai

Nothing caps four busy days at a major air show such as Dubailike a ride in a military aircraft. At both Paris and Dubai Lockheed Martinhosted a media flight on the C-130J Super Hercules.  Both flights were verydifferent, yet highlighted the capabilities of what’s perhaps the world’s mostvenerable military transport. There is no better way […]

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Singapore 2010: Lockheed’s C-130J continues the good flight

Some old things are still good. The Lockheed Martin C-130 is still relevant in the global military airlift market, especially in the wake of the woes facing the Airbus Military A400M programme.Countries will still continue to order the latest variant of the aircraft, the C-130J, with Lockheed saying that it is in final discussions with […]

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