U.S. Air Force receives two additional Super Hercules

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Lockheed Martin photograph by David Key

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. Air Force crews recently ferried two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga.
These aircraft are a C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

A C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., was ferried by a U.S. Air Force crew from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., Dec. 17, 2015.

Maj. Gen. Rowayne A. “Wayne” Schatz, Jr., vice commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., flew the C-130J to Little Rock Air Force Base Dec. 17. Schatz is a command pilot with experience in C-130 E and H models.

An HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, was ferried by a U.S. Air Force crew from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., Dec. 18, 2015.

A U.S. Air Force crew from Moody Air Force Base ferried the HC-130J to its new home on Dec. 18. The HC-130J is the U.S. Air Force’s only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform.
The C-130 Hercules is the standard for tactical airlifters, providing a unique mix of versatility and performance to complete any mission, anytime, anywhere.