Lockheed L-100 Hercules

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The Lockheed L-100 Hercules is the civilian variant of the prolific C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft made by the Lockheed Corporation. Its first flight occurred in 1964. Longer L-100-20 and L-100-30 versions were developed. L-100 production ended in 1992 with 114 aircraft delivered. An updated variant of the model, the LM-100J, has completed its first flight in Marietta, Georgia on May 25th, 2017, with production beginning in 2019.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • L-100 (Model 382): One prototype powered by four Allison 501-D22s and first flown in 1964.
  • L-100 (Model 382B): Production variant
  • L-100-20 (Model 382E/F): Stretched variant certified in 1968 with a new 5 ft (1.5 m) section forward of the wing and 3 ft 4 in (1.02 m) section aft of the wing.
  • L-100-30 (Model 382G): A further stretched variant with an additional 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) fuselage section.
  • LM-100J (Model 382J): An updated civilian version of the military C-130J model.

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Algeria
    • Algerian Air Force
  • Argentina
    • Argentine Air Force
  • Ecuador
    • Ecuadorian Air Force
  • Gabon
    • Gabonese Air Force
  • Indonesia
    • Indonesian Air Force
  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait Air Force
  • Libya
    • Libyan Air Force
  • Peru
    • Peruvian Air Force
  • Philippines
    • Philippine Air Force
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Royal Saudi Air Force
  • United Arab Emirates
    • United Arab Emirates Air Force

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