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.
On The Fast Track
1 July 2009
The 37th Airlift Squadron at Ramstein AB, Germany, is the only permanently assigned us tactical airlift squadron in Europe. If there is an airlift need in Europe, Africa, or even western Asia, the 37th, known as the Blue Tail Flies, is usually the first s
Willis Hawkins And The Genesis Of The Hercules
15 November 2004
Updated article on the career of Willis M. Hawkins, who, in 1951, led the team that designed the C-130.