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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 42-30042 : Squadrons updated (added 100th Bomb Group)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Campbell :|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant Hughes :|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : D. N. Beal : Date of death updated, Deceased updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington W5365 : Airframe notes updated (added 08-02-1941 : Wellington stalled and crashed while trying to land at Tollerton, it came down near Cotgrave. )|
|324th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Flight Lieutenant Brian Beattie : Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Aircraftsman 1 Edwin Vick : First name updated (now Edwin), Service number updated (now 540323), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington R1084 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Wellington was damaged by a night-fighter and crash-landed at Narborough in Norfolk.)|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Flight Lieutenant P M H S Hunt : Squadrons updated (added No.12 Sqn RAAF), Squadron service dates updated|
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