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  Lockheed C-130 - Wikipedia
Die Lockheed C-130 Hercules der Lockheed Corporation ist eines der vielseitigsten militärischen Transportflugzeuge.
Auch eine zivile Frachtversion wurde von der Hercules hergestellt, die L-100.
Obwohl die Erprobung auf der Forrestal erfolgreich verlief, entschied sich die Navy später, ein kleineres Transportflugzeug für den Trägereinsatz in Auftrag zu geben (die spätere C-2 Greyhound), da man die Operationen mit der C-130 schließlich doch als zu risikoreich ansah.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lockheed_C-130   (694 words)

 C-130 Hercules biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules, a four-engine turboprop aircraft, is the main tactical air transport aircraft of the United States military forces.
The C-130H-30 is a stretched version of the original Hercules, achieved by inserting a 2.54 m plug aft of the cockpit and a 2.03 m plug at the rear of the fuselage.
While externally virtually undistinguishable from the classic Hercules the J model is a radically different aircraft "under the skin." These differences include new Rolls-Royce Allison AE2100 turobprops with composite propellers, digital avionics, reduced manpower requirements, increased reliability and up to 27% lower operating costs.
c130-hercules.biography.ms   (598 words)

 Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Currently, the Hercules primarily performs the intratheater portion of the tactical airlift mission.
The Hercules can also be committed for airdrops of troops or equipment and for LAPES (Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System) delivery of heavy cargoes.
When one reviews the encyclopedic range of accomplishments by the C-130 Hercules and its valiant aircrews over the years, surely one of the most astounding took place in October of 1963 when the U.S. Navy successfully landed a Marine Corps KC-130 on the deck of an aircraft carrier.
www.theaviationzone.com /factsheets/c130.asp   (1858 words)

 Transportplan 84, C130 Hercules herka TP 84 herkules
TP 84, C130 Hercules, vanligen kallad "Herkan", har varit i tjänst hos Svenska Flygvapnet sedan 1965.
Hercules C 130 som lätt kan uppfattas som ett väldigt stort transportflygplan är i internationell jämförelse tämligen liten.
Hercules är en legend som finns i över 2100 exemplar i över 60 länder runt om i världen.
www.soldf.com /tp84.html   (890 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - Video of Hercules air attack is 'bogus'
The Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules crashed 40 kilometres north-west of Baghdad at 1340 GMT on Sunday, killing all 10 military personnel on board.
Defence experts say the wreckage seen in the video shown is consistent with that of a Hercules C-130, but dismiss the rest of the video as a crude propaganda attempt.
Military officials say the debris from the plane was strewn over a large area, consistent with an explosion at approximately 4000 metres - the altitude at which the Hercules was known to be flying.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn6950   (634 words)

 Aircraft Information - C130 Hercules
First named "Hercules" after myth, the C-130 has become a true, real-world legend.
Surviving the toughest flights, the roughest landings and the constant pounding of heavy cargo, many of the earliest C-130s are still active today.
In the history of aviation design, if there's a symbol for strength, durability and multi-mission success, surely it is the C-130 Hercules.
www.simviation.com /rinfolocc130.htm   (213 words)

 Royal Air Force Lyneham - The Hercules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Hercules, also known as the Fat Albert (after an American comic book character) entered service with the RAF in 1967.
It is a 4 engined tactical support aircraft capable of carrying up to 92 ground troops, 64 paratroops, 74 stretcher cases or a variety of vehicles and freight up to 20 tons in weight over distances of up to 4,600 miles at speeds in excess of 370 knots.
Currently, the Hercules fleet is made up from, Mk 1, Mk 3 (stretched) C130-K's, and Mk4 (stretched) and Mk 5 C130-J aircraft.
www.lyneham.raf.mod.uk /html/hercules/hercules.htm   (197 words)

 The Royal Air Force - History Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The final leg of the trip from Ascension Island to Stanley was made in a Royal Air Force Hercules C130, flown by Sqn Ldr Harry Burgoyne, later awarded the Air Force Cross for his service during Operation Corporate the Falklands conflict.
And the pair flew once again in an RAF Hercules C130, this time from RAF Lyneham to RAF Brize Norton, the place where Sir Rex's marathon journey back to the Falklands began all those years ago.
Three years later, and a Flight Lieutenant, he was posted to No 24 Sqn as a Hercules Captain and during this tour took part in several operations including the evacuation of refugees from Tehran shortly after the overthrow of the Shah.
www.raf.mod.uk /history/falkvets.html   (823 words)

 C-130H Hecules by Mick O'Brien (Italeri 1/48)
Australia was the first country outside of the United States to operate the C-130 Hercules.
The Italeri 1/48 scale C130-H Hercules kit was used as the basis for 36 Squadron’s aircraft A97-001 in early 1999.
My Hercules was painted in three tone camouflage (FS34079 Dark Green, FS34159 SAC Bomber Green, FS34201 SAC Bomber Tan) using Model Master enamels then sprayed with Future.
hsfeatures.com /c130hmob_1.htm   (592 words)

 Royal Air Force Lyneham - The Hercules C130-K   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These aircraft, collectively, and affectionately, referred to as the 'Antiques Roadshow' by aircrews and ground crew, are powered by 4 Allison T56-A-15 Turboprop engines which drive 4-bladed propellers.
The highly versatile air cargo and airborne delivery system enables it to transport cargo any location in the world or facilitate the tactical insertion of troops, their equipment and supplies into theatres of operation.
Furthermore, this system has enabled RAF Hercules aircraft to air drop much needed humanitarian aid into otherwise inaccessible areas of the world.
www.lyneham.raf.mod.uk /html/hercules/kmodel.htm   (198 words)

 C130 Hercules
The C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission.
The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for air dropping troops and equipment into hostile areas.
The flexible design of the Hercules enables it to be configured for many different missions, allowing for one aircraft to perform the role of many.
www.stealthbomber.net /C130Hercules.html   (336 words)

 SAAF C130's retired due to metal fatigue
These groundings come hard on the heels of the USAF grounding of large numbers of their older C130’s and the inflight breakup of an RAF C130 near Baghdad.
The SA Air Force (SAAF) denied on Friday that its fleet of C130 Hercules aircraft was not airworthy.
The SAAF was responding to news reports and remarks by some defence attaches based in Pretoria that the aircraft, in use with 28 Squadron, appeared to be unsafe.
www.iasa.com.au /folders/Safety_Issues/RiskManagement/SAAFC130-cracked.html   (814 words)

 Steve Quayle News Alerts
An RAF C130 Hercules transport aircraft, believed to have been carrying SAS troops, crashed 20 miles north-west of Baghdad yesterday.
One US C130 Hercules transport aircraft was hit by a missile last November in the same region and three other fixed-wing aircraft, including a civilian airliner, have been hit by missiles after taking off from Baghdad.
RAF Hercules operating in Iraq are fitted with several types of so-called DAS counter-measures against the heat-seeking guidance sensors of the missiles.
www.stevequayle.com /News.alert/05_Unrest/050201.SAS.dead.html   (598 words)

 CBS News | Military Plane Crashes In Algeria | June 30, 2003 12:18:47
The C130 Hercules transport slammed into a house in the neighborhood of Beni Mered shortly after takeoff from the Boufarik military airport, 35 kilometers (22 miles) southwest of the capital.
The C130 Hercules transport slammed into a house in the neighborhood of Beni Mered shortly after takeoff from the Boufarik military airport, 22 miles southwest of the capital.
Seven other houses were damaged by debris from the plane or caught fire from leaking fuel that ignited, witnesses said.
uttm.com /stories/2003/06/30/world/main561013.shtml   (295 words)

 Hercules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These aircraft are renowned as being amongst the most capable tactical transport aircraft in the world due to a series of rolling upgrades and modifications.
The Lockheed C-130J entered service with the Royal Australian Air Force in 1999, replacing the C-130-E. Operated by No.37 Squadron, based at Richmond, New South Wales, the C-130J is the most comprehensive update of the Hercules aircraft with a new two-crew flight compartment and turbo prop engines that drive six-blade propellers.
The C130-J is a multi-role transport aircraft providing strategic air support to the ADF throughout the world, search and survivor assistance, aeromedical evacuation and an excellent platform to transport aid and assistance to Australian and neighbouring civil communities.
www.defence.gov.au /opbastille/factsheets/hercules.htm   (203 words)

 C-130 Hercules - Military Aircraft
The C-130 Hercules primarily performs the intratheater portion of the airlift mission.
The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for paradropping troops and equipment into hostile areas.
The WC-130J Hercules is a special weather reconnaissance version of the new Lockheed Martin C-130J cargo plane.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ac/c-130.htm   (3738 words)

 Special Operations.Com
Two B707 and two C130 aircraft depart RAAF Richmond to pre-position in Western Australia.
C130 Hercules aircraft which discharged cargo in Kuwait returns to Australia via Diego Garcia.
SecondRAAF C130 arrived in Kuwait around 16:30 (Canberra time) carrying stores.
www.specialoperations.com /Foreign/Australia/SASR/SASR_Gulf.htm   (1874 words)

 Kainji Project - Military Hangar for the Nigerian Air Force at Kainji (North Nigeria). It houses two Hercules C130 side ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It houses two Hercules C130 side by side.
It is a spine truss hangar with crossover doors allowing a 90 metre clear span opening, with the doors stacked either end.
This large hangar has been designed to allow its doors to be stacked inside at either end, which gives a full 90 metres clear opening with no obstructions.
www.reidsteel.aero /recent/kainji.htm   (115 words)

 Lockheed C130 Hercules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of the most recognisable airframes in the world, Lockheed's C130 has the distinction of having been of a handful of its type to have been used in every corner of the world.
A design almost 50 years old, modernised military versions of this type are still being manufactured today.
AirWeGo's C130 are penned to provide logistical support to Vertigo's ever expanding contract list.
www.airwegogroup.co.uk /httpdocs/fleet/c130.htm   (140 words)

 C130 Hercules News - PC News - XVGN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Perhaps the greatest transport aircraft in history, the C-130 Hercules is brought to life by the experts in high quality flight simulation aircraft - Captain Simulations.
The C-130 Hercules is painstakingly reproduced for FS2002/2004 in high detail with accurate animations of the cargo ramp doors and flight surfaces.
Also provided is detailed airbase scenery of RAF Lyneham, home of the UK's Royal Air Force Hercules fleet and a set of remote airstrips and flight plans enabling you to experience flying on some of the more obscure Hercules operations.
www.xvgn.com /printerfriendly.php?id=3789&subtype=News   (440 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Ten feared dead in Hercules crash
A statement from RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire, where the Hercules was based, said the families of those believed dead had been contacted.
A spokesman for the news channel said the video came from a faction of the 1920 Revolution Brigade, a group named after the uprising against the British after World War I. The footage did not show missiles hitting a plane, and it was not certain that the wreckage was that of a Hercules C-130.
The Hercules had been en route from Baghdad to Balad, which houses one of the largest US air bases in Iraq.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/4221521.stm   (590 words)

 My C-130 HerkeyBird   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We took it to Dallas for their annual DEAF (Dallas Electric Aircraft Flyers) fun fly and it was quite a hit.
I had never seen an electric model of the C130 and had never seen any kits, plans etc. for one before we built this one.
Someone from Dallas, after seeing ours, built one and took it to the next annual KRC (Keystone Radio Control) Electric Fly in PA (the largest Electric Fly in the US) and the rest is history.
home.earthlink.net /~grandparacing/id1.html   (304 words)

 Flying Sites - R/C Aero Portal - REVIEWS - C130 HERCULES FOR ELECTRIC & PSS
The Hercules C-130 transport aircraft is the stalwart of many military and civilian air forces around the world, and affectionately know as Fat Albert.
If you fly from a grass strip then you will be able to grease her into a fine landing.
The Hercules is a well-designed and produced kit from a British Company with 30 years experience of manufacturing model boats and aircraft.
www.flyingsites.co.uk /reviews/c130.htm   (2495 words)

 Hercules plane on Jan Mayen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These planes have their base at 335 sqd at Gardermoen, but fly to Jan Mayen from Bodø, it is a 1000 km flight of 2 hours.
On Jan Mayen there is a 1.5 km landing strip of gravel, used for the scheduled C130 landings, but also for other missions like ambulance planes to collect sick or injured fishermen, or if one of the "Jan Mayeners" has become too ill to be patched up by the local nurse.
The instrumentation of the air field is limited,* so plane visits are often postponed due to the weather conditions.
home.online.no /~vteigen/herc.html   (303 words)

 C130 Hercules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is an excellent HIGH Quality Mahogany wood Lockeed C-130 Hercules Cargo model.
The C-130 Hercules is still longer in production than any aircraft in history.
The C-130 Hercules was first flown in the form of a YC-130 prototype on August 23, 1954, first delivery to the USAF in December 1956.
uniqueinternationalproducts.com /c130hercules.html   (168 words)

 C130 Hercules
Transport wing of the Royal Air Force C130 Hercules shown in aviation art prints depicting airborne forces parachute drop and transportation roles.
The workhorse of forces around the globe, the mighty Hercules could be called todays universal soldier.
A magnificent study of a pair of C130 Hercules seen in tactical trail over the Severn Estuary, 25 miles west of R.A.F. Lyneham, headquarters base of RAF Support Command
www.aviationartprints.com /c130_hercules.htm   (1060 words)

 C130 Bulldozer by Bulldozer Center .com
In classic Pitcairn fashion they got around that by having the Royal New Zealand Air Force drop the bulldozer from a C130 Hercules transport plane back in 1987.
But when I stepped out off the C130 onto the thin layer of ice with the.....onto a skidoo or into the bucket of a bulldozer.
...the coast, and the South African Hercules C130 was lifting off from Christchurch.....of which is "escargot".
www.bulldozer-center.com /c130-bulldozer.html   (358 words)

 C-130 Hercules Movies - Yellow Airplane
It has an empty weight of 59,329 lbs with a max weight of 124200 lbs.
The C130 has four allison T56-7 engines developing 4050 hp each for a total of 18,000 horse power.
This aircraft has a max speed of 384 mph and a cruise speed of 328 mph with a maximum range of 2090 miles.
www.yellowairplane.com /Videos_Bomber_Aircraft/B_C-130_Hercules_movies.html   (181 words)

 FS2004 Lockheed C-130 Hercules USAF - Simradar.com Downloads
FS2004 Lockheed C-130 Hercules USAF - Simradar.com Downloads
C130 Military transport and transport aircraft with full moving parts (including doors and ramp).
Don't even waste your time with this aircraft.An absolute piece of junk with no pride whatsoever.
www.simradar.com /File/2808/FS2004_Lockheed_C_130_Hercules_USAF.html   (80 words)

 Ruggedised PIC control systems upgrade the Hercules
Ruggedised control systems based on one of the world´s most popular microcontrollers are being used to refurbish the RAF C130 Hercules military transport aircraft.
The modules attach to the Hercules´ existing audio intercom system, adding audio combining facilities, a keypad for data entry, plus an annunciation system that delivers prioritised voice or alert tone warnings to the crew of hazardous events.
Each of the three systems is provided as a rugged line replaceable unit (LRU), in the form of a panel-mounting module.
www.realtime-info.be /vpr/layout/display/pr.asp?PRID=6270   (443 words)

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