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C-130J Hercules Tactical Transport Aircraft

Crew

Two to three pilots and a loadmaster

Role

Military transport

Maiden Flight

August 1954

Manufacturer

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Operators

US Air Force, Indian Air Force, Italian Air Force, Qatar Air Force, Royal Air Force

Wingspan

132ft 7in

Tail Wingspan

52ft 8in

Length

97ft 9in

Height

38ft 10in

Propeller Diameter

13ft 6in

Length

40ft

Length Including Ramp

50ft 8in

Maximum Width

10ft 3in

Maximum Height

9ft

Usable Volume

4,550ft³

Operating Empty Weight

75,562lb

Maximum Payload at 2.5g

41,790lb

Design Take-Off Weight

155,000lb

Maximum Take-Off Weight

175,000lb

Design Landing Weight

130,000lb

Maximum Landing Weight

155,000lb

Maximum Zero Fuel Weight at 2.5g

117,350lb

Engines

4 x Allison AE2100D3 engines

Propellers

Dowty Aerospace, all-composite six-blade R391 propellers

Engine Control

Full authority digital engine control

Cruising Speed

350kt

Economical Cruising Speed

340kt

Stalling Speed

100kt

Maximum Rate of Climb at Sea Level

2,100ft/min

Time to Climb to 28,000ft

14 minutes

Cruising Altitude

28,000ft

Service Ceiling

30,500ft

Service Ceiling With One Engine Inoperable

22,800ft

Range

2,835nm

Take-Off Run

3,050ft

Take-Off Run Using Maximum Effort

1,800ft

Landing Run

1,400ft

Combat Delivery Capacity C-130J

Cargo cabin length 40ft 5in (5 pallets, 74 litters, 16 CDS bundles, 92 combat troops, 64 paratroops)

Combat Delivery Capacity C-130J-130

Cargo cabin length 55ft 5in (8 pallets, 97 litters, 24 CDS bundles, 128 combat troops, 92 paratroops)

Propellers

Dowty Aerospace

FADEC

Lucas Aerospace

Global Digital Map Unit

Elbit Systems

InegrFlight Commercial GPS Landing System Sensor Unit

CMC

GPS or INS

Honeywell

Colour Radar Display

Northrop Grumman

Head Up Display

Flight Dynamics

Dual Mission Computers

BAE Systems
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