Posts Tagged ‘C-130 Hercules’
 

 

Smoke On! The 2014 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

The 11th annual Bethpage FCU Air Show at Jones Beach occurred over Memorial Day weekend. Scott Snorteland gives us an inside look at this sign of summer.
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US Coast Guard HC-130 takes off from Lajes Air Base in the Azores. (Photo by João Eduardo Sequeira via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)

Coast Guard Buys Three Lockheed Martin HC-130J Airplanes

The US Coast Guard has ordered three new Lockheed Martin HC-130J airplanes to augment its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities.
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Air-to-air photo of the Boeing 367-80 Dash 80, showing the aircraft passing over Washington's Olympic Peninsula. (Photo by Joe Parke, via Boeing)

Boeing 707 Prototype Makes First Test Flight, First USSR-US Service Takes Off: July 15 in Aviation History

1916: A timber merchant named William E. Boeing and a US Navy engineer named George Conrad Westervelt form a new aircraft company called the Pacific Aero Products Company. A year later it would be renamed Boeing Airplane Compan...
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Modular Airborne FireFighting System (MAFFS) being loaded onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules. (Photo by US Air Force)

Air Force C-130 Hercules Firefighting Plane Crashes in South Dakota

A C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft crashed while combating a blaze in South Dakota on Sunday.
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First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.

Today in Aviation History: March 23rd

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.