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.
C-130 Hercules Aerial Spraying
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.
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.
Lockheed Martin Does Engines
28 February 2011
The company credited with designing, developing, and manufacturing the U-2 Dragon Lady, C-130 Hercules, C-5 Galaxy, and F-16 Fighting Falcon also maintains, repairs, overhauls, and tests the engines that power these aircraft.
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.
The Four Horsemen
11 August 2010
The story of the world's only four-engine-per-aircraft demonstration team.
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.
Bert’s Last Blast
23 April 2010
For nearly thirty years, almost every Blue Angels show began with the team’s C-130 Hercules support aircraft making a fiery, smoky, noisy jet-assisted takeoff.