C30J

LOCKHEED MARTIN C-130J Hercules

Aircraft
Name
C-130J Hercules
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 MARTIN Hercules (AE-2100 engines)
LOCKHEED MARTIN KC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN EC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN WC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN CC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN HC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN C-130J Hercules

C30J

Tactical and multi-role transporter. In service since 1998. New upgrade of C-130 with changes to the cockpit, now with Electronic Flight Instrument System displays and HUD (Head Up Display) and new engines (6 blade propeller). Stretched version C-130J-30 (since 1999) with the fuselage 4.6 meters longer than the original version (see C130J-30 data below). It offers a capability increase between 31 and 50% depending on the configuration. Different versions include: Psychological warface version EC-130J (since 1999), Tanker version KC-130J (since 2000) and weather reconnaissance version WC-130J (since 1999).

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
40.40 m
Length (metric)
29.80 m
Height (metric)
11.84 m
Powerplant

4 x 4.591 SHP Allison 2100 D3 turboprops with 6 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Rolls-Royce AE 2100
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
79300 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
300 kts
MACH
0.52
Ceiling
310
Range
2910 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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