C-130 Hercules News
The C-130 Experience' takes flight at the Hill Aerospace Museum
The Hill Aerospace Museum has completed the first of its kind conversion of a C-130 aircraft fuselage into an interactive classroom.
Connecticut ANG showcases global reach in Greenland
The Air National Guard is known to be a force that is ready to respond to domestic emergencies. These proven capabilities range from natural disaster relief to civil disturbance operations. However, the scope of the Air National Guard's federal mission, which calls for Air Guardsmen to serve in various nations around the world is lesser known.
302nd AW hosting annual aerial firefighting training
About 300 people from the Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies are scheduled Monday to begin a weeklong aerial wildland firefighting training and certification hosted by the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - May 19, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 161
write-off: 346
preserved: 72
stored: 500
instructional: 149
on order: 8
active: 1330
Changes '18/'19:
Fleet adds: 7
Fleet drop: 41
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Today in C-130 history
Quote of the Day
I had no system of shooting as such. It is definitely more in the feeling side of things that these skills develop. I was at the front five and a half years, and you just get a feeling for the right amount of lead.
-- Lt. General Gunther Rall, Luftwaffe
Third Leading Luftwaffe Ace, WW-II
275 Victories
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 "Golf Course"

In training I ended up with a really bad haircut and no time to get it fixed before inspection. It looked rough with little patches of bald spots which someone said looked like the greens of a golf course. It took forever and tons of free drinks to get it changed to Killer Wolf.
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