C-130 Carrier Landing Trials
29 September 2014
In 1963, a US Navy aircrew landed a KC-130 on an aircraft carrier--on purpose and more than once.
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.
C-130J Super Hercules Celebrates One Million Flight Hours
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.
C-130 Hercules Designer Willis Hawkins
11 August 2014
The career of Willis M. Hawkins, who, in 1951, led the team that designed the C-130.
LM-100J — The Commercial C-130J Hercules
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.
C-130J JPADS: Smart Cargo, Ready To Fly
15 May 2013
Dyess C-130J crews are hitting the target from high altitudes with JPADS.
KC-130J Harvest Hawk Operations In Afghanistan
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.
Last Active Duty C-130E Retired
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.
C-130 Operations At The 415th Special Operations Squadron
4 November 2011
The US Air Force’s newest training squadron is the graduate school for personnel recovery and special operations aircraft crews.