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|name = Lockheed C-130 Hercules
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|type = 4-engine turboprop transport
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|livery = French Air Force, USCG
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|fdm = YASim
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|authors =Baranger Emmanuel (3D), Fabert Didier (texture), Jettoo (FDM), Geoffroy Pierre (Engines)
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The '''Lockheed C-130 Hercules''' is a four engine turboprop military transport aircraft built by Lockheed. It is the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide.
 
The '''Lockheed C-130 Hercules''' is a four engine turboprop military transport aircraft built by Lockheed. It is the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide.
  
Over 40 models and variants of the Hercules serve with more than 50 nations. In December 2006 the C-130 became the fifth aircraft — after the English Electric Canberra, B-52 Stratofortress, Tupolev Tu-95, and KC-135 Stratotanker — to mark 50 years of continuous use with its original primary customer, in this case, the United States Air Force. The C-130 is also the only military aircraft to remain in continuous production for 50 years with its original customer, as the updated C-130J Super Hercules.
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Over 40 models and variants of the Hercules serve with more than 50 nations. In December 2006 the C-130 became the fifth aircraft — after the [[English Electric Canberra]], [[Boeing B-52|B-52 Stratofortress]], Tupolev Tu-95, and [[Boeing KC-135E|KC-135 Stratotanker]] — to mark 50 years of continuous use with its original primary customer, in this case, the United States Air Force. The C-130 is also the only military aircraft to remain in continuous production for 50 years with its original customer, as the updated [[Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules|C-130J Super Hercules]].
  
 
== Aircraft help ==
 
== Aircraft help ==
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=== Air to Air Refueling ===
 
=== Air to Air Refueling ===
As of 04/02/2009, The C-130 from [[CVS]] is capable of receiving fuel by  [[Howto: Air-Air Refueling|air-to-air refueling]] (AAR). You can do AAR by lining up behind the tanker and coming in contact with it as you would with any other AAR aircraft.
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The C-130 is capable of receiving fuel by  [[Howto: Air-Air Refueling|air-to-air refueling]] (AAR). You can do AAR by lining up behind the tanker and coming in contact with it as you would with any other AAR aircraft.
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== Liveries ==
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[[Image:C130 Gooneybird Christmas 2011.jpg|thumb]]
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|  Livery from the No. 47 Squadron.
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|  Livery from the No. 70 Squadron.
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|  Livery from the Air Support Command.
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|'''Royal Netherlands Air Force '''
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| 336 (Blackbulls) Squadron
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|'''Spanish Air Force'''
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|  The Turkish Stars aerobatic demonstration team.
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|'''United Nations'''
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|'''United States Coast Guard'''
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|'''United States Marine Corps'''
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|  Livery from the VC-3 Squadron.
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|  "Fat Albert" of the United States Navy's Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron.
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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[[Category:Military tanker aircraft]]

Latest revision as of 11:05, 2 August 2016

Lockheed C-130 Hercules
FGAddon
C130.jpg
Type Cargo aircraft, Military aircraft, Military tanker aircraft
Propulsion Turboprop aircraft, Four-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Lockheed
Author(s)
  • Emmanuel Baranger (3D)
  • Didier Fabert (texture)
  • Jettoo (FDM)
FDM YASim
--aircraft= c130
ac130

c130k

kc130
Status Beta
 FDM Stars-2.png
 Systems Stars-2.png
 Cockpit Stars-2.png
 Model Stars-4.png
Supports Mid-air refueling
Development
 Hangar Helijah hangar
 Website The website for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.
Download Download the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.3).
Liveries Browse the FlightGear livery database for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.
License GPLv2+
Airrefuelingready.png

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four engine turboprop military transport aircraft built by Lockheed. It is the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide.

Over 40 models and variants of the Hercules serve with more than 50 nations. In December 2006 the C-130 became the fifth aircraft — after the English Electric Canberra, B-52 Stratofortress, Tupolev Tu-95, and KC-135 Stratotanker — to mark 50 years of continuous use with its original primary customer, in this case, the United States Air Force. The C-130 is also the only military aircraft to remain in continuous production for 50 years with its original customer, as the updated C-130J Super Hercules.

Aircraft help

Key Function
Shift+D Open/close back door
d Open/close crew door
Shift+S Start engine smoke
u Stop engine smoke
Ctrl+j Release parachutist

Air to Air Refueling

The C-130 is capable of receiving fuel by air-to-air refueling (AAR). You can do AAR by lining up behind the tanker and coming in contact with it as you would with any other AAR aircraft.

Liveries

C130 Gooneybird Christmas 2011.jpg
Royal Air Force Livery from the No. 47 Squadron.
Livery from the No. 70 Squadron.
Livery from the Air Support Command.
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Netherlands Air Force 336 (Blackbulls) Squadron
Spanish Air Force
Turkish Air Force The Turkish Stars aerobatic demonstration team.
United Nations
United States Coast Guard
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy Livery from the VC-3 Squadron.
"Fat Albert" of the United States Navy's Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron.

External links