Tim Nguyen: A Life With Flare
21 August 2014
From the last flight out of Saigon in 1975 to designing self-protection systems today, Tim Nguyen and the Hercules go way back.
Cool Million Plus
11 August 2014
The worldwide community of C-130J Super Hercules operators surpassed the one million flight hour milestone in April 2013, and here's what's happened since.
Willis Hawkins And The Genesis Of The Hercules
11 August 2014
The career of Willis M. Hawkins, who, in 1951, led the team that designed the C-130.
LM-100J: Airlifter For Hire
10 July 2014
The LM-100J is the civil-certified version of the C-130J Super Hercules and is an updated version of the L-100 commercial cargo aircraft.
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.
First And Last
15 June 2012
The last US Air Force active duty C-130E—which was also the first one—is retired at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas.
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 equate to big fuel savings.
4 November 2011
The US Air Force’s newest training squadron is the graduate school for personnel recovery and special operations aircraft crews.
23 August 2011
The 757th Airlift Squadron provides a large-area aerial spray capability to control disease-carrying insects, eradicate undesirable plants, or disperse oil spills.