C-130 Hercules News
DynCorp International awarded USCG contract
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center, Long Range Surveillance Product Line Division, awarded DynCorp International (DI) the Progressive Structural Inspection and Depot Level Maintenance contract for C-130H and C-130J aircraft.
Marshall signs 14 year contract to support RNLAF C-130H fleet
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has secured a contract with the Royal Netherlands Air Force to sustain its C-130H fleet through to its out of service date.
EC-130H, 15 years and nearly 42K combat hours in support of the Coalition mission
On a rainy, 40-degree evening at Bagram Airfield, EC-130H Compass Call maintainers and aircrew walk out to the flightline to work on their aircraft.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jan 19, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 159
write-off: 345
preserved: 71
stored: 500
instructional: 149
on order: 11
active: 1329
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 1
Fleet drop: 31
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Today in C-130 history
Quote of the Day
There is no excuse for an airplane unless it will fly fast!
-- Roscoe Turner
C-130 Hall of Fame
First C-130E
USAF #61-358
C-130E
First C-130E built. Also has been stated as the last C130E to be retired by the USAF and landed at Edwards AFB, California on May 2, 2012. The retirement of the last C-130E is not complety true since the USAF is still flying some, but it was the last for the AMC. The aircraft was eventually put on display at the AFFTC museum.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Murdock"

I was called Murdock by my F16 instructor, capt (now general)Dick 'Quicky' Berlijn... why?.... Well I had a small resemblance with Murdock from the then popular TV Sitcom the A-team.
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