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LOCKHEED C-130 "HERCULES"

The Lockheed C-130 "Hercules" serves with more than 70 nations and is one of the most versatile transport aircraft in the world. The Austrian Armed Forces primarily use it for foreign missions to provide logistical support and to rotate personnel.

 

With a payload of 19 tons, the "Hercules" still has a range of 3,000 kilometres, permitting it to transport 92 passengers or 64 parachutists as well as 74 stretchers and 2 medics to an operational area. 

  • © Bundesheer / Andreas Macher

  • © Bundesheer / Andreas Macher

  • © Bundesheer / Andreas Macher

  • © Bundesheer / Andreas Macher

  • © Bundesheer / Markus Zinner

Facts & Figures

Manufacturer Lockheed-Martin, USA
In use in the AAF since 2003
Wingspan 40.41 m
Length 29.79 m
Height 11.66 m
Max. weight 70,307 kg
Cruising speed 540 km/h
Max. speed 603 km/h
Service ceiling 10.600 m
Crew/passengers 4+92
Power plant 4 Rolls-Royce T56-A-15 Turbo-Prop.
Power 4 x 4,508 SHP
Display Flying + Static