C-130 Hercules News
10,000 hours
Lt. Col. Barry Cupples, known around here as "JR," rolls back his flight suit sleeve, still dripping with water from the hose-down he received upon stepping through the aircrew door a few minutes earlier. His fellow 910th Operations Group members cheer as he reveals a black-inked C-130H Hercules aircraft tattoo on his forearm with "10,000 Hours" emblazoned above it.
Lockheed Martin delivers first HC-130J Combat King II to NYANG
Lockheed Martin delivered the first of four HC-130J Combat King II aircraft today to representatives from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing (RQW).
2nd annual C-130J fly-in grows Herk Nation
Representatives from eight C-130J units came together to train and enhance mobility partnerships across the C-130J enterprise during the second-annual fly-in at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 9-16, 2019.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Apr 21, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 161
write-off: 346
preserved: 72
stored: 501
instructional: 149
on order: 7
active: 1331
Changes '18/'19:
Fleet adds: 7
Fleet drop: 39
Today in C-130 history
Quote of the Day
When you are out of airspeed, altitude and ideas . . . EJECT! EJECT! EJECT!
-- Unknown
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Repaired after 17 years buried in snow.
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Force landed at Care Four, Antarctica after two JATO bottle came off and struck the aircraft. The ten man crew were uninjured but had to live in survival shelters for 80 hours until the weather improve enough to allow a rescue. It had been buried in the snow for 17 years before repairs began.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Terrorist"

Had to grow hair and beard for a infiltration op. With safety glasses on, someone remarked that I looked like one of the Iranians who had taken our embassy hostage.
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