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C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 09 Jan 2014, 22:38
by Lieven
The C-130 Hercules is commonly known as the 'Herc'.

Other nicknames that I 've heard were:
  • Hog
  • Bleed-Air Blimp
  • Fat Albert

Anyone has heard of any other nicknames (or made up one by his self)?

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 09 Jan 2014, 22:40
by Whity
Fat Albert is specifically for the Blue Angels cargo plane.

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Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 16 Jan 2014, 14:59
by Lieven
Other names I found are:
  • Herk
  • Herky Bird
  • Slick

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 19 Jan 2014, 21:23
by bobdaley
  • Herky Hilton
  • Brown and green ***** machine
  • The four fans of freedom

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 10 Mar 2015, 22:30
by jq
I've heard
  • Bugsmasher and
  • Hercu-Slease

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 11 Mar 2015, 22:42
by Hercmaster
Here's another one: Cessna 130

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 12 Mar 2015, 09:18
by Lieven
Hercmaster wrote:Here's another one: Cessna 130


Hehe, I like that one!

Re: C-130 Nicknames

Unread postPosted: 13 Mar 2015, 15:55
by Whity
I've also heard "Herky Turkey" and "The Dirty 30".