C-130 Hercules News
KYANG enters a new era with the arrival of the C-130J Super Hercules
Two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft buzzed over the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here Saturday before taxing to stop on the flight line under the spray of water cannons while a crowd of Airmen cheered their dramatic arrival.
C-130J Super Hercules being prepped for debut at Kentucky Air Guard
Two new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft are being readied here to join the Kentucky Air National Guard fleet as maintainers apply distinctive artwork to the planes’ exterior paint in preparation for their debut in Louisville this weekend.
ASAB steps up Tactical Airlift abilities with upgraded C-130 model
The 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron was redesignated as the 61st EAS this week, ushering in the C-130J Super Hercules to replace the legacy H models that have operated at Ali Al Salem Air Base.
C-130 Fleet Status
C-130 fleet - Dec 4, 2021
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 164
write-off: 352
preserved: 84
stored: 539
instructional: 154
on order: 8
active: 1320
Changes '20/'21:
Fleet adds: 36
Fleet drop: 63
Today in C-130 history
4 Dec 1976
C-130H #CN-AOB of the Royal Moroccan Air Force crashed after take off from Laayoune when lost two engines .
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Repaired after 17 years buried in snow.
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Force landed at Care Four, Antarctica after two JATO bottle came off and struck the aircraft. The ten man crew were uninjured but had to live in survival shelters for 80 hours until the weather improve enough to allow a rescue. It had been buried in the snow for 17 years before repairs began.
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