C-130A "Roman Nose"

C-130A "Roman Nose"

C-130A "Roman Nose"

The Forgotten C-130A "Roman Nose" The Lockheed C-130 Hercules was a tactical combat transport that first saw flight in 1954! The initial C-130A production model was powered by four Allison T56-A-11/9 turboprop engines. A total of 219 C-130A models were ordered and deliveries to the USAF began in Dec. 1956. Amazingly the C-130 Hercules still flies today and is still being built! But many people today forget the C-130 was a 1950's design that first started service in the mid-1950's. Even more interesting and more forgotten today is that the first production run of the C-130 was quite different in...

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