C-130A parts canned to a C-130J?

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Jon

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Unread post01 Aug 2022, 04:35

Hi

Been wondering this for a while and maybe cannot be answered as too many generations between aircraft, but can any parts from the legacy C-130A be cannibalized for the C-130J?

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Unread post01 Aug 2022, 12:40

Just all depends on what you are talking about, systems, airframe/structural parts etc. Some can and some cannot due to newer technology or complete redesign, i.e., engines, composite flaps, composite wing trailing edge panels etc., on the C-130J. Even still, it seems that when LMCO made the C-130J, it created all new part numbers for everything too.

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