The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a 4 engined tactical transport aircraft. It is the backbone of tactical airlift of many air forces around the world. Over 40 models and variants of the "Herc" serve with more than 50 nations worldwide. Capable of short take offs and landing from unprepared runways.
- Country of Origin: United States
- First Flight: 23 Aug 1954
- Initial Service Date: Dec 1956
- No. Built: 2,262
- No. In Service: 2,262 (approx.)
- No. of Hardpoints:
- Crew: 4-6
4x Allison T-56-A-15 Turboprops at 17,200 hp
|Wing Span:||1,591 in.|
|Wing Area:||1,745 sq.ft|
|Empty Weight:||83,000 lbs|
|Max. Weight:||155,000 lbs|
|Max. Payload:||45,000 lbs||
|Max. Speed:||379 mph|
|Cruise Speed:||336 mph|
|Service Ceiling:||33,000 ft.|
|Normal Range:||2,050 nm|
Algerian AF, Botswana AF, Cameroon AF, Chad AF, Egyptian AF, Ethiopian AF, Gabon AF, Liberia, Libyan AF, Royal Moroccan AF, Niger, Nigerian AF, South African AF, Sudanese AF, Tunisian AF, Zambia.
Bangladesh AF, Republic of China AF, Indian AF, Indonesian AF, Islamic Republic of Iran AF, Iraqi AF, Israeli AF, Japan Air Self-Defence Force, Royal Jordanian AF, Kuwait AF, Royal Malaysian AF, Royal AF of Oman, Pakistani AF, Philippine AF, Qatari Emiri AF, Royal Saudi AF, Republic of Singapore AF, Republic of South Korea AF, Sri Lanka AF, Royal Thai AF, United Arab Emirates AF, Vietnam People's AF, Yemen AF.
Austrian AF, Belgian Air Component, Royal Danish AF, French AF, Hellenic AF, Italian AF, Royal Netherlands AF, Royal Norwegian AF, Polish AF, Portuguese AF, Romanian AF, Spanish AF, Swedish AF, Turkish AF, Royal Air Force.
Canadian Forces Air Command, Mexican AF, USAF, USANG, USCG, USMC, US Navy.
Argentine AF, Bolivian AF, Brazilian AF, Chilean AF, Colombian AF, Ecuadorian AF, Honduras AF, Peruvian AF, Uruguayan AF, Venezuelan AF.
Royal Australian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force.
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