C-130 Hercules News
Air Commandos bid farewell to MC-130P Combat Shadow
The final two MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft in the Air Force landed for the last time in front of more than 400 people during an MC-130P Heritage Flight on May 15.
C-130 maintainers keep the mission going
Every day, maintainers deployed from Little Rock Air Force Base work round-the-clock to maintain a fleet of combat-ready C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft.
Nepal relief airlift expands with deployment of Yokota aircraft
As U.S. efforts to support the Government of Nepal recover from the earthquake that struck the country April 25, the 374th Airlift Wing sent four C-130 Hercules and accompanying personnel to aid Joint Task Force-505 in its mission.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - May 26, 2015
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 80
write-off: 330
preserved: 56
stored: 380
instructional: 189
on order: 35
active: 1436
Changes '14/'15:
Fleet adds: 17
Fleet drop: 36
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Quote of the Day
Quote of a Chinese WX man during the WW-II: Ceiling and visibility obscured by darkness.
-- Unknown
C-130 Hall of Fame
Last Operational USAF C-130A
USAF #55-022
NC-130A
Last operational flight of a USAF C-130A was on October 3, 2003 at Eglin AFB, Florida.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Le Goof"

A-7's on USS Kennedy, '76-'77, in the Med - "The French Connection." We had a French exchange pilot, whose wife gave me that in honor of the Disney character, Goofy. My verbal observations of anything and everybody were meant to elicit laughter, and it obviously made a positive impression.
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