Smart Cargo, Ready To Fly
15 May 2013
Dyess C-130J crews are hitting the target from high altitudes with JPADS.
Helmand Rock Stars
12 December 2012
Since Harvest HAWK's combat debut in Afghanistan in 2010, Marine crews flying this specially configured KC-130J have been very busy.
Tweak My Ride
7 March 2012
Straightforward improvements to the C-130, P-3, and C-5 such as winglets, microvanes, and other methods to reduce drag should mean big fuel savings in the future.
4 November 2011
The US Air Force’s newest training squadron is the graduate school for personnel recovery and special operations aircraft crews.
Meeting Of The Special Mission Minds
14 March 2011
Three Air Force Reserve Command units with atypical missions -- aerial firefighting, aerial spray, and tracking hurricanes -- meet for the first time.
18 December 2010
More than 1,800 C-130E/H and C-130J aircrew and 1,600 maintainers from the US and countries around the world are trained every year by instructors with the 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas.
13 September 2010
The first C-130J, nicknamed Pride of Abilene, is the first of twenty-eight longer fuselage Super Hercules that will be delivered to the group’s two flying squadrons through early 2013.
Canucks Unlimited Updated
3 August 2010
Canada’s first CC-130J Super Hercules was delivered on 4 June 2010. 436 Squadron's goal is to have an aircraft and crew in theater by January 2011.
Exercise Combined Strength 2010
22 July 2010
Nine C-130J transports and thirteen crews from six nations came to RAF Kinloss, Scotland, in May 2010 to participate in Exercise Combined Strength, held as part of the regular meeting of the worldwide C-130J Joint User Group, or JUG.
The Norse Goddesses
1 July 2009
It took a couple of tries, but Norwegian Defence Minister Anne-Grethe Strøm-Erichsen followed tradition and shattered a bottle of champagne on the forward fuselage jack pad of the Royal Norwegian Air Force's first Super Hercules.