Is the C-130 still in production?

Is the C-130 still in production?

The C-130 Hercules is the longest continuously produced military aircraft at over 60 years, with the updated Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules currently being produced.

Has a C-130 ever landed on an aircraft carrier?

The story of the C-130 Hercules that landed on USS Forrestal. With the successful test, which took place in moderately rough seas in the North Atlantic 500 miles off the coast of Boston, the Hercules became the largest and heaviest aircraft to ever land on an aircraft carrier, a record that stands to this day.

Where is the C-130 built?

The latest model, the C-130J, remains in production at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta. With a wide fuselage, distinctive high tail, and multiwheeled landing gear, the C-130 Hercules is one of the most versatile and rugged transport aircraft ever built.

What will replace the C 130J?

Air Force Eyes Vertical Lift Tech to Replace C-130 – Air Force Magazine. A U.S. Air Force C-130J Hercules from the 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., lands at a remote airfield in Qalat, Afghanistan. The Air Force is looking to use new vertical lift technologies as it looks to replace the C-130.

Is the C-130 Hercules a good design?

But Kelly Johnson disdaining the C-130 was like Enzo Ferrari poking fun at the Chrysler Minivan. The soccer mom truck was a vehicle whose time had come. So was the Herk. “The Hercules is a good design,” Johnson eventually admitted, “but there is no market for it. We’ll probably only sell about 100 of them.”

Is the C-130 still grounded after the crash?

All Navy and Marine Corps C-130s were grounded after the crash, and all 43 aircraft have or will receive new propellers, according to officials. Air Force Materiel Command spokeswoman Wendy Varhegyi said a review of more than 1,300 C-130H propeller blades has found three with the type of minor corrosion that is consistent with any fielded blade.

Can someone explain me, what is a real root?

A real root is a solution to an equation which is also a real number.

Where are the radio antennas on a C-130 Hercules?

Most aircraft featured a swept blade antenna on the upper fuselage, as well as extra wire antennas between the vertical fin and upper fuselage not found on other C-130s. Radio call numbers on the tail of these aircraft were regularly changed so as to confuse observers and disguise their true mission.