C-130 Hercules News
152nd Airlift Wing 'High Rollers' extended on MAFFS duty
The Nevada Air National Guard's participation in the wildland firefighting mission in the West has been extended to August 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).
Built on the Backs of Giants: Cannon's First AC-130J Ghostrider
Airmen from Hurlburt Field, Florida and Cannon Air Force Base delivered a new AC-130J Ghostrider gunship to the 27th Special Operations Wing’s specialized fleet July 19, 2021.
Teak strengthens aerial ties
Exercise Teak Action has strengthened the ties between Air Force's No. 37 Squadron and its United States Air Force (USAF) counterparts. Held at RAAF Base Richmond from June 24 to July 2, the bilateral exercise focused on airborne operations to airfields across regional New South Wales.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jul 29, 2021
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 163
write-off: 352
preserved: 81
stored: 529
instructional: 154
on order: 5
active: 1315
Changes '20/'21:
Fleet adds: 16
Fleet drop: 46
Sponsor
Today in C-130 history
29 Jul 1968
HC-130P #66-0214, c/n 4164, of the 39th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, destroyed by satchel charges at Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam.
29 Jul 1968
HC-130P #66-0218, c/n 4174, of the 39th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, destroyed by satchel charges at Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam.
Quote of the Day
Can the magic of flight ever be carried by words? I think not.
-- Michael Parfit
'Smithsonian' magazine
May 2000
C-130 Hall of Fame
First C-130H
USAF #64-852
HC-130H
First C-130H built was an HC-130H. Ultimately HC-130H 64-14853 was delivered first. What was the first squadron assignment at Edwards AFB?
See more C-130 Aircraft profiles
The C-130 Forum
House panel changes C-130 retirement sch...edpop
LM rolls out first C-130J slated for Ger...Corsair1963
C-130A props?jurgen
Britain phasing out all C-130's under ne...boilermaker
Air Force wants to cut 5 - C-130 unitsedpop
Ethiopian Air Force C-130 Claimed Shot D...Asif
C130 Philippines crashAsif
Flight Director (FD) Flag on Co-Pilot PF...taimoor
C-130B model Right Landing Retraction Ti...taimoor
Fat Albert BuNo 170000airframe
C-130 crew awarded medals for Afghanista...edpop
136th AW Sunset Celebrationtbarlow
C-130J video from Lockheededpop
Guard Chief Pushes Back on Proposed Cut ...daswp
Amphibious MC-130J Transport Is On Speci...Corsair1963
Go to the forum
Military Aviation Forum
Russian F-35 equivalent at MAKS 2021?milosh
Lakenheath F-15E Pilot Thanks Spotter.basher54321
Russian Air Powerbasher54321
F-15EXmixelflick
6th Generation Fighters long ways off???Corsair1963
Go to the forum
Callsign of the day

Callsign "Candyman"

While in Berlin for a tactics team conference, we visited a strip club called Mon Cheri, named after the chocolate-covered cherry candy. A stripper hid a piece of the candy in a special place, which someone had to find without using hands. I was coerced to find the candy or be without a callsign for the next three months.
More callsigns on F-16.net
Find us on Facebook