Post Tagged with: "C-130"


Photos by Staff Sgt. Jerry Boffen
Capt. Matthew D. Pride, lead planner for exercise Swift Response 15, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, discusses safety plans with German firefighters prior to testing the recently resurfaced and extended short takeoff and landing strip at Hohenfels.

Hohenfels Training Area cleared to land C-130 aircraft on new airstrip

by Sgt. Alicia M. Brocuglio 130th Public Affairs Detachment, Connecticut Army National Guard

HOHENFELS, Germany — A joint team from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army conducted the first C-130J Super Hercules landing at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in over two years July 29.

August 13, 2015 ×


A Ramstein-based C-130J Super Hercules takes off after performing a “touch-and-go” Aug. 11 at Powidz Air Base, Poland. Ramstein Airmen deployed to Poland as part of a bilateral training mission in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which was designed to promote regional stability and security.

Cloudburst: C-130s train through adverse weather

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

The sky wept — a flood from the heavens that seemed poised to wash the world away. The water, cold and unforgiving, soaked everything through to its core.

August 21, 2014 ×


Photo by Airman 1st Class Kenny HolstonThe first U.S. Air Force C-130J to be assigned to the Ramstein Air Base fleet taxies under pressured water from two Ramstein fire trucks during a celebration ceremony April 7, 2009. The J-model landed on Ramstein for the first time during a ceremony held to not only honor the arrival of the new aircraft but also a new era in operations for the 86th Airlift Wing.

C-130 celebrates 60 years of flying

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

It was Aug. 23, 1954, when the prototype YC-130 took off for its inaugural flight from Lockheed Air Terminal — now Bob Hope Airport — in Los Angeles County, California.

August 21, 2014 ×
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