C-130 Nicknames

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Lieven

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Unread post09 Jan 2014, 22:38

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)?
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Unread post09 Jan 2014, 22:40

Fat Albert is specifically for the Blue Angels cargo plane.

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Unread post16 Jan 2014, 14:59

Other names I found are:
  • Herk
  • Herky Bird
  • Slick
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Unread post19 Jan 2014, 21:23

  • Herky Hilton
  • Brown and green ***** machine
  • The four fans of freedom
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Unread post10 Mar 2015, 22:30

I've heard
  • Bugsmasher and
  • Hercu-Slease
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Unread post11 Mar 2015, 22:42

Here's another one: Cessna 130
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Unread post12 Mar 2015, 09:18

Hercmaster wrote:Here's another one: Cessna 130


Hehe, I like that one!
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Unread post13 Mar 2015, 15:55

I've also heard "Herky Turkey" and "The Dirty 30".

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