LOCKHEED C-130

Aircraft
Name: 
C-130
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
High wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4T
Engine: 
Turboprop
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
LOCKHEED AC-130 Spectre
LOCKHEED Aya
LOCKHEED C-130 Karnaf
LOCKHEED C-130A Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130B Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130E Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130F Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130K Hercules
LOCKHEED CC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED DC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130 Aya
LOCKHEED EC-130 Sapeer
LOCKHEED EC-130E Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130G Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130Q Hercules
LOCKHEED HC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED Hercules (T-56 engines)
LOCKHEED JC-130 Hercules

C130

Military tactical and multi-role transporter with civil cargo versions. In service since 1955. Exists in many variants both civil and military. The L-100/382 is a stretched civil version. Performance figures are for the C-130H. The C-130J is a modernised military version with new engines and electronics.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
40.40 m
Length: 
29.80 m
Height: 
11.80 m
Powerplant: 

4 x Allison T56-A15 (4.508 SHP) turboprops with 4 blade propellers.

Engine Model: 
Allison T56
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
120 kts
Distance: 
1100 m
MTOW: 
70310 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
140 kts
ROC: 
1500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
180 kts
ROC: 
1000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
180 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
290 kts
MACH: 
0.57
Ceiling: 
300
Range: 
2700 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
250 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
150 kts
MCS: 
120 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
130 kts
Distance: 
800 m

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