C-130 Hercules News
Yokota’s C-130J Super Hercules makes its debut in Red Flag-Alaska
After a transition from the older C-130H Hercules model, the 36th Airlift Squadron are ready to provide tactical airlift throughout RF-A.
The Navy has landed
The first Department of the Navy C-130, flown by the Marines, has arrived at Robins Air Force Base as part of a new workload for base personnel.
74 years later, spirit of D-Day lives on
"Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: you are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you."
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jun 23, 2018
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 154
write-off: 343
preserved: 71
stored: 490
instructional: 150
on order: 13
active: 1333
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 25
Fleet drop: 62
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Today in C-130 history
23 Jun 1969
C-130B #61-0965, c/n 3652, of the 773d Tactical Airlift Squadron, shot down on approach to Katum, South Vietnam.
Quote of the Day
Speed is life, altitude is life insurance.
-- Unknown
C-130 Hall of Fame
First C-130J
USAF #N130JC
C-130J
First USAF C-130J built. Rolled out on October 20, 1995 and had first flight on June 6, 1996. Was contracted under serial 94-3026 as a C-130H but was renumbered 94-8151 before delivered.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Sleez"

My last name's Slezak. No one could pronounce it right the first day, or the second day, or the third day.
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