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Lockheed C-130 Hercules specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:Lockheed
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:C130
First flight:23 August 1954
Production ended: in production
Production total:2041
Series: AC-130: Heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant
C-130A: Original model
C-130B: C-130A with additional fuel in the wings, upgraded engines and strengthened landing gear
C-130D: C-130A modified with wheel-ski landing gear for service in the Arctic
C-130E: Extended-range development of the C-130B
C-130F: Transport version of KC-130F tanker
C-130H: C-130E with updated T56-A-T5 turboprops, a redesigned outer wing, updated avionics
C-130H-30: Stretched version of the original C-130 Hercules
C-130J: Update of the C-130 with new engines, flight deck and other systems.
C-130J-30: 15 ft (4.6 m) extended fuselage variant.
C-130M: Modernization update for Brazilian Air Force
CC-130B: Canadian Armed Forces designation of C-130B
CC-130E: Canadian Armed Forces designation of C-130E
CC-130H: Canadian Armed Forces designation of C-130H
EC-130E: Airborne psychological warfare aircraft
EC-130G: Modified C-130G for submarine VLF communication
EC-130Q: Submarine VLF communication plane
HC-130H: USCG long-range surveillance and search and rescue
HC-130P: USAF aerial refueling tanker and combat search and rescue
Hercules C.1: Royal Air Force designation for the C-130H3 (aka C-130K)
Hercules C.3: Stretched version of the original C-130 Hercules
Hercules C.4: Royal Air Force designation for the C-130J-30
KC-130F: Enhanced KC-130B refueling tanker
KC-130H: Tanker variant of C-130H, 33 built
KC-130J: Tanker variant from C-130J
KC-130R: 14 former USAF aircraft transferred to the U.S. Marine Corps
KC-130T: Tanker variant from C-130H
LC-130F: C-130B models modified with skis and hydraulics
LC-130R: Second model modified with skis and hydraulics
MC-130EY: Special forces plane
MC-130H: Special operations infiltration/extraction variant
MC-130P: Special operations tanker
RC-130E: Brazilian Air Force model
WC-130H: Weather reconnaissance (Hurricane Hunter) version
YMC-130H: Modified under Operation Credible Sport for second Iran hostage crisis rescue attempt
Propulsion:4 turboprop engines
Maximum number of passengers:92
Maximum take-off mass:74393 kg
ICAO Mass group:4

Lockheed C-130 Hercules photo

Lockheed C-130 Hercules file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)