Lockheed C-130 Hercules

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C-130 Hercules  Lockheed C-130 Hercules

Two pictures showing the versatility of the Lockheed Hercules. Left: a C-130 drops a load by parachutes. Right: a Hercules on skis.
(Source: unknown).



Lockheed Hercules

Production of the Lockheed C-130J at Marietta, Georgia.
(Photo: Lockheed Martin)



C-130H Specifications

Length: 97ft 9in (29.79 m).
Wingspan: 132ft 6 in (40.41m).
Height: 38ft 3in (11.6 m).

Empty weight: 83,000lb (37,648kg).
Max takeoff weight: 155,000lb (70,300kg).

Maximum speed: 329kts (610km/h).
Cruise speed: 318kt (589 km/h / Mach 0.52).
Range wit max normal payload: 1,050 nm (1,943km).

Engines:
Four 4,300 shp Allison T56-A-15 turboprops.

Capacity: 92 passengers or 64 airborne troops or
74 litter patients with 2 medical personnel.
Max normal payload: 36,500lb (16,590kg).
Max Allowable Payload: 42,000lb (19,090kg).


C130J Specifications

Length: 97ft 9in (29.79m).
Wingspan: 132ft 6 in (40.41m).
Height: 38ft. 8in. (11.84m).

Empty weight: 75,562lb (34,274kg).
Max takeoff weight: 155,000lb (69,750kg).
Max overload takeoff weight: 175,000lb (79,380kg).

Max cruising speed: 362kts (670km/h / Mach 0.59).
Range with max normal payload: 1,800nm (3,334km).

Engines:
four 4,591pshp Rolls-Royce AE2100D3 turboprops

Capacity: 92 passengers or 64 airborne troops or
74 litter patients with 2 medical personnel.
Max normal payload: 34,000lb (15,422kg).
Max allowable payload: 42,000lb (19,090 kg).



Lockheed Hercules
An ex military C-130A of T&G Aviation at Chandler Memorial. The aircraft was used for agricultural
purposes and fire fighting.



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