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 C-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN CC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN EC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN HC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN Hercules (AE-2100 engines)
LOCKHEED MARTIN KC-130J Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN WC-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: 
40.40 m
Length: 
29.80 m
Height: 
11.84 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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