C-130 Hercules News
Second C-130J Super Hercules delivered to Republic Of Tunisia
The Republic of Tunisia received its second C-130J Super Hercules during a ceremony at the Lockheed Martin facility on December 11, 2014.
317th AG delivers during massive JFE
On Dec. 6, eleven C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 317th Airlift Group participated in a joint forcible entry exercise at Nellis Air Force Base. That same morning, a combined 24 C-130H and J models from the 317th AG and multiple Air National Guard Bases from across the United States took off from Dyess Air Force Base.
US Air Force helps Iraq develop airdrop capability
For the last several months, members of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing have worked with Iraqi forces to help develop and refine Iraq’s airdrop capability.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Dec 22, 2014
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 79
write-off: 331
preserved: 54
stored: 365
instructional: 189
on order: 43
active: 1448
Changes '13/'14:
Fleet adds: 91
Fleet drop: 39
Today in C-130 history
Quote of the Day
Feathers shall raise men even as they do birds, toward heaven;
that is by letter written with their quills.
-- Leonardo da Vinci
C-130 Hall of Fame
Largest aircraft to land on a carrier
USNavy #149798
Used for carrier suitability trials on the USS Forrestal making 29 touch and goes, and 21 landings and unassisted takeoffs just off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida. The aircraft was being studied for use as a Carrier Onboard Delivery transport. The refueling pods were removed from the aircraft for the tests. This C-130 made history as the largest aircraft to land and take-off from an aircraft carrier but never became operational.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Mo lester"

Flying the Viper in Korea, went out one night with the guys and met a very pretty local. Turned out she was way underage so the guys assigned me my call sign, a take on "molester."
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