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Divers are set to hunt for the wreck of a US transporter plane that ditched in the English Channel after being stolen by a military mechanic. Sgt Paul Meyer took the Hercules C-130E transporter from Mildenhall, Suffolk, in a bid to fly home to his wife Jane in Virginia in May 1969. It disappeared from radar in ...
In 1969, a CIA-operated C-130E made a clandestine drop of sensor pallets near China's Lop Nur Nuclear Weapons Test Base to get information on Chinese nuclear capabilities. C-130B-II electronic reconnaissance aircraft operated in Europe and Japan and later C-130E models took on standoff jamming ...

The training involved 2 C-130H airframes of the 96th Airlift Squadron 934th Airlift wing, hailing from Minneapolis, two C-130J airframes of the 37th Airlift Squadron of the 86th Airlift Wing hailing from Ramstein and two C-130E aircraft stationed locally, at the 33rd Airlift Base of the Polish Air Force.
These improvements have boosted its performance over C-130E/H predecessors. In particular, the improved J-model comes with 40% greater range, 21% higher speed and 41% reduced take-off distance. Our View. Lockheed Martin is the largest U.S. defense contractor with a platform-centric focus that ...
One of these two lost aircraft was replaced in 2009 by a former US Air Force C-130E that had been upgraded to C-130H standard. Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options: ihs.com/contact. To read the full article, ...
Canada's longest-serving C-130E Hercules officially retired on Tuesday, as it made its final flight from Trenton to Ottawa. The massive military transport plane performed one last flyby before landing at Ottawa's Rockcliffe Airport. The aircraft, which has been in service for more than 50 years, then taxied to ...

United States embassy officials in Addis Ababa have confirmed that the Ethiopian government has received a single Lockheed C-130E Hercules transport aircraft from the United States for tactical airlift of troops and equipment to support Ethiopian participation in AU and UN peacekeeping operations.
... an expansion that will eventually house the former Air Force One aircraft aboard which President Johnson was sworn in after President Kennedy's assassination, as well as a Titan IV space booster rocket, the Lockheed C-130E Hercules, and other aircraft.
He went on to become a qualified flying instructor, and flew the C-130A and C-130E variants of the Hercules transport from RAAF Base Richmond, along with the Boeing 707 jet transport.
He went on to become a Qualified Flying Instructor, and flew the C-130A and C-130E variants of the Hercules transport from RAAF Base Richmond, along with the Boeing 707 jet transport.
114 L-100s based on the militarized C-130E were built from 1964 to 1992. Although sales were never stellar for the sub-type, airworthy examples are a hot commodity today, with about a third of the fleet still in action all around the world.
For transport aircraft, the RSAF wants to replace its ageing C-130E transport aircraft. A FMS request for new and upgraded C-130s was announced in 2012 worth $6.7 billion.
The ZUR-23-2SP and ammunition can be transported on board Poland's Airbus C295M cargo aircraft, while the Sola needs to be lifted by Poland's C-130E Hercules transport aircraft. The PSR-A Pilica system has been developed by a consortium led by ZMT, ...
... RAF C-130J C.5 (short fuselage) sported a celebrative tail, the USMC MC-130J Commando II (coming from RAF Mildenhall) has been subject of interest, but surely a really special one has been the Pakistan Air Force C-130E, with an interesting story to ...
Airdropped cargo falls from a U.S. C-130H Hercules during a five-ship formation flight including U.S. and Polish air force aircraft, Oct. 26, 2016.
"I have worked on the B-2 (Spirit), the C-130E and H models, and most recently was part of the special airlift missions at Joint Base Andrews," he described.
He served as an air traffic controller, a C-130E pilot and a C-17A pilot while on active duty. During this time he flew numerous combat missions supporting operations in Kosovo, Hungary, Iraq and Afghanistan.

He served as an air traffic controller, a C-130E Pilot and a C-17A Pilot while on active duty. During this time, he flew numerous combat missions supporting operations in Kosovo, Hungary, Iraq and Afghanistan.
A Boeing YC-14 transport aircraft prototype at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group facility near Tucson, Ariz., in October, 2015.
Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT - Analyst Report) has won a modification contract from the U.S. Air Force for the C-130J type aircraft.
These improvements boosted its performance over its C-130E/H predecessors, such as 40% greater range, 21% higher maximum speed and 41% shorter take-off distance.
These improvements boosted its performance over its C-130E/H predecessors, resulting in 40% greater range, 21% higher maximum speed and 41% shorter take-off distance.
Struan L. Paddon and two enlisted men make history at Pope Air Force Base when they are plucked out of a field by a cable from a C-130E flying at an altitude of 400 feet and a speed of 120 knots. Dubbed Operation Skyhook, it was the first live pickup ...
37 Squadron flew C-130E Hercules long range transport missions in support of Australian forces in Vietnam and the unit is proud to conduct flypasts with the latest generation of Hercules aircraft to support these commemoration services.
Phos-Chek fire retardants have been assisting in firefighting efforts for more than 50 years, a sight many might recognize from the red powdery trail that it leaves when it's dropped from a C-130E Hercules onto a brushfire. But once people find out ...
Distribute the 43rd Airlift Wing's C-130E aircraft (25 aircraft) to the 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, AR; realign the 23rd Fighter Group's A-10 aircraft (36 aircraft) to Moody Air Force Base, GA; transfer real property accountability ...
... country's far north, Lockheed said. The company said it is committed to ensuring that a majority of the maintenance work is done in Canada.
Poland's support for 'Inherent Resolve' was approved on 17 June by Polish president Andrzej Duda. The first 29 personnel left Poland on 20 June on board a C-130E Hercules. The authorisation runs for six months, between 20 June and 31 December.
She learned to fly C-130H, C-130E and C-130J aircraft. She also served two years on the joint staff at the Pentagon and a year as an Air Force fellow at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.. She's even been assigned to the Little Rock Air Force ...
At 0218 on 21 November 1970, a modified C-130E with forward looking radar (FLIR) transmitted the "execute" command "Alpha, Alpha, Alpha" as it deployed four illumination flares.
At 0218 on 21 November 1970, a modified C-130E with forward looking radar (FLIR) transmitted the "execute" command "Alpha, Alpha, Alpha" as it deployed four illumination flares.
The Romeo Lions Club volunteers to clean a US-2A tracker while the Richmond Lions Club handles the F-86A Sabre. The Macomb County Young Marines sponsor a C-130E Hercules and a P-15 fire truck. The CAP Van Dyke Cadet Squadron cleans a C-45B ...
Everhart is a command pilot who has logged more than 4,500 flight hours in his career, which includes flying C-130E/H aircraft.
Elton is a command pilot with more than 4,300 flying hours - including 350 combat hours - in the C-130E, MC-130H, MC-130E and MQ-1B.
Construction of first the commercial derivative of the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules in 24 years has begun in Marietta, Georgia, where fabricators are now assembling the first LM-100J wing.
The company is understood to be currently targeting the Portuguese Air Force that is actively looking for a replacement for its elderly C-130E fleet. Modern aircraft are frequently sold, with a complete logistic support package that includes spares and ...
A master navigator, he has flown more than 3,400 hours in the AC-130H/U, the MC-130P and the C-130E. As the leader of AFSOC, Heithold has pushed to bring the next generation AC-130J gunship online and has lobbied to have the aircraft equipped with a ...
He is a master navigator with more than 3,400 flight hours in the AC-130H/U, MC-130P and C-130E, the Air Force's website said.
Canada's longest-serving C-130E Hercules officially retired on Tuesday, as it made its final flight from Trenton to Ottawa.
As retirement parties go, this one was spectacular. A massive C-130E Hercules aircraft flew from Trenton to Ottawa, doing a raucous flyby before landing at the Rockliffe Airport.
These improvements boosted its performance over its C-130E/H predecessors with 40% greater range, 21% higher maximum speed and 41% shorter take-off distance.
Prime defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT - Analyst Report) has nabbed a major U.S. Air Force contract for C-130J military transport aircraft.
Prime defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT has nabbed a major U.S. Air Force contract for C-130J military transport aircraft.
Fixed wing transport aircraft include five C-130B/C-130E/L-100-30 Hercules, over half a dozen An-12s (one crashed in Mogadishu in August 2013), half a dozen C-47s, and a handful of An-32s, An-26s, Yak-40s, Twin Otters and Y-12s.
Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT - Analyst Report) has won a modification contract from the U.S. Air Force for the C-130J multi-year production aircraft.
CAE has installed a new C-130H/L-382 full-mission simulator at its C-130 training centre located in Tampa, Florida, US. The new C-130H simulator will join a fleet of three currently operational C-130E/H reconfigurable full-mission simulators, as well ...
CAE's training center includes three C-130E/H simulators, flight training devices, and part-task trainers. It also offers hands-on devices for maintenance technician training.
... precedenti la rivoluzione khomeinista del 1979 quali: Grumman F-14A Tomcat, McDonnell Douglas F-4D/E/RF-4E Phantom, Northrop F-5E, Lockheed Martin C-130E/H Hercules, Boeing 707, Lockheed Martin P-3F Orion, elicotteri Boeing CH-47C Chinook, ...
"I flew on the C-130E, C-130H and C-130 H-1." Davidson said his classmate, Col. Brad Hall, went on to attend the Air Force Academy and the two kept in touch over the years.
Six C-130E trainers with low flying hours assigned to Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, were selected for renovation at AMARG.


 

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