C-130 Hercules News
Lockheed Martin to build a new training center for Binational French, German C-130J Squadron
French and German C-130J Super Hercules aircrews and maintainers will train in a facility located in France, built and equipped by Lockheed Martin for the countries’ binational C-130J Super Hercules Squadron.
Georgia Guard C-130 accident report released
On 8 June 2020, at approximately 22:05 hours local time, C-130H #94-6706, was involved in a mishap during a routine mobility airlift mission from Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, into Al Taji (Camp Taji), Iraq, when it failed to come to a stop during landing, overran the runway, and impacted a concrete barrier.
908th unveils Alabama State University logo on C-130
The 908th Airlift Wing has added the Alabama State University’s logo to the nose of one of its C-130 Hercules October 29, 2020. The artwork was unveiled at a ceremony in a 908th Maintenance Group hangar.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Jan 26, 2021
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 162
write-off: 350
preserved: 79
stored: 520
instructional: 153
on order: 6
active: 1319
Changes '19/'20:
Fleet adds: 6
Fleet drop: 29
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Quote of the Day
Use not only all the brains you have, but all you can borrow. In other words, don't ignore your copilot!
-- Unknown
C-130 Hall of Fame
Early air refuelling testing
USMC #55-046
C-130A
On loan from the USAF to the USMC for testing air refuelling with the C-130 in 1957 and 1958.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Mikey"

Capt Mike Crandall. From the cereal commercial: "Mikey will do/eat anything". Referred to his willingness to help out his squadron mates or maybe something deeper he didn't want to get into.
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