C-130 Hercules News
2,600 C-130 Hercules delivered
Lockheed Martin delivered the 2,600th C-130 Hercules tactical airlifter to U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command on October 21st.
Super Herculean Accomplishment: Global C-130J fleet surpasses 2 Million flight hours
Lockheed Martin announced today the global community of C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed 2 million flight hours. These hours were logged beginning with the C-130J's first flight on April 5, 1996, through the end of July 2019.
J-model’s first big step
When Australia announced its purchase of the C-130J Hercules in December 1995, few could imagine the challenges that would be faced bringing the aircraft into service.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Nov 20, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 161
write-off: 346
preserved: 75
stored: 505
instructional: 149
on order: 10
active: 1323
Changes '18/'19:
Fleet adds: 11
Fleet drop: 53
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Quote of the Day
Arguing with a pilot is like wrestling with a pig in the mud, after a while you begin to think the pig likes it.
-- Seen on a General Dynamics bulletin board
C-130 Hall of Fame
Max lift record
USAF #65-979
DC-130H
Operated at Edwards AFB, California for DC-130 tests. During it's time there it had a lift record with a metalic finish. Max external stores 40,000 lb
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "The Great Bunndini"

After a night of 'light' drinking at the infamous Snake Pit Lounge and the screening of the movie 'The Great Santini' all present rose and pointed at me and stating in unison "He is YOU!, all hail the Great Bunndini!"
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