C-130 Hercules News
Little Rock AFB modernizes fleet with final C-130J
A brand new C-130J aircraft delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base June 20, 2016, marks the beginning of a modern legacy of global reach capabilities.
Little Rock AFB receives Milestone C-130J
The 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, received a milestone Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules airlifter on June 20th.
37th AS provides worldwide airlift for NATO allies
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are just one of the units deployed to the Baltic countries to participate in Saber Strike 16; a 13-country NATO training exercise held annually.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jun 30, 2016
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 81
write-off: 335
preserved: 61
stored: 418
instructional: 188
on order: 13
active: 1417
Changes '15/'16:
Fleet adds: 14
Fleet drop: 50
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Today in C-130 history
30 Jun 2003
Algerian Air Force C-130H #7T-WHQ crashed shortly after takeoff from Boufarik Airport, after an engine caught fire. The Hercules crashed into the Beni Mered district on the outskirts of Blida, destroying at least four houses. All five crew and ten people on the ground were killed.
Quote of the Day
The three best things in life are a good landing, a good orgasm, and a good bowel movement. The night carrier landing is one of the few opportunities in life where you get to experience all three at the same time.
-- Unknown
C-130 Hall of Fame
#2000
USAF #91-231
C-130H
Hercules number 2000 built operated first by the 165th Airlift Squadron.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Gargoyle"

Couldn't keep his booze
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