Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules

ICAO aircraft code C130
Country United States

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

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Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
C130
Manufacturer
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Manufactured
1954 - Present
Country
United States
Avionics
Lockheed C-130X AMP Avionics
Crew
5 (2 pilots, CSO/navigator, flight engineer and loadmaster)

Aircraft performance

Engine
4 × Allison T56-A-15
Turboprop
Power
4,590 HP
Max Speed
320 Kts
590 Km/h
Cruise Speed
292 Kts
541 km/h
Travel range
2,050 Nm
3,800 Kilometers
Service Ceiling
33,000 feet
Rate of Climb
1,830 feet / minute
9.30meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight
70,307 Kg
155,000 lbs
Max Payload
19,000 Kg
42,000 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity
9,680 gallon
36,643 liter
Baggage Volume
170 m3
6,003 ft3
Length
97 ft 9 in
Wingspan
132 ft 7 in
40.41 m
Height
38 ft 3 in
11.66 m

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About the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin). Capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings, the C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medevac, and cargo transport aircraft. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC-130), for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol, and aerial firefighting.

It is now the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide. More than 40 variants of the Hercules (like the C-130J Super Hercules), including civilian versions marketed as the Lockheed L-100, operate in more than 60 nations.

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