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|Hercules||The C1 and C3 aircraft are used primarily to carry troops, passengers or freight and are capable of carrying up to 128 passengers, or 20 tonnes of palletised freight or vehicles, for up to 2000nmls. The freight bay can accommodate a range of wheeled or tracked vehicles. The maximum range without refuelling is 3500nmls, which can be extended to over 4000nmls by air-to-air refuelling. The other main role of the C-130 is Transport Support (TS), is the airborne delivery of personnel or stores by airdrop. The C130 Hercules supports airborne operations conducted by 16 Air Assault Brigade by the aerial delivery of paratroops, stores and equipment.|
See our aviation history timeline for all today's historical aviation events - air victories, aircraft losses and pilot details.
|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-5908 : Squadrons updated (added 388th Bomb Group)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : J. Badcock : Squadrons updated (added No.83 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-5746 : Squadrons updated (added 99th Bomb Group)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Squadron Leader Stanislav Jozefiak : Aircraft updated, Squadrons updated (added No.317 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|Pilot Officer Geoffrey Charles Smith added to aircrew database :|
Killed on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery.
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Douglas : Airframes updated (added Wellington R1004)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : J. N. A. James : Squadrons updated (added No.51 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 C Cooper : Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington R1646 :|
|Tilson added to aircrew database.|
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