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C130
Name AC-130 Spectre
Manufacturer LOCKHEED
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC C
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

LOCKHEED NC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED MC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED RC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED LC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED Sapeer
LOCKHEED VC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED Tp84 Hercules
LOCKHEED WC-130E Hercules
LOCKHEED WC-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED TC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130 Aya
LOCKHEED C-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130K Hercules
LOCKHEED CC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130E Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130B Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130 Sapeer
LOCKHEED EC-130E Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130G Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED DC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED AC-130 Spectre
LOCKHEED Spectre
LOCKHEED Aya
LOCKHEED C-130F Hercules
LOCKHEED C-130 Karnaf
LOCKHEED C-130A Hercules
LOCKHEED EC-130Q Hercules
LOCKHEED L-100 Hercules
LOCKHEED KC-130T Hercules
LOCKHEED L-282 Hercules
LOCKHEED L-382 Hercules
LOCKHEED L-182 Hercules
LOCKHEED HC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED KC-130R Hercules
LOCKHEED Hercules (T-56 engines)
LOCKHEED JC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED Karnaf
LOCKHEED KC-130 Karnaf
LOCKHEED KC-130B Hercules
LOCKHEED KC-130F Hercules
LOCKHEED KC-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN LC-130 Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN C-130H Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN L-382 Hercules
LOCKHEED MARTIN Hercules (T-56 engines)
LOCKHEED MARTIN L-100 Hercules
ROCKWELL Spectre
ROCKWELL AC-130 Spectre


LOCKHEED AC-130 Spectre

LOCKHEED AC-130 Spectre LOCKHEED AC-130 Spectre 3D

Image source: IANS

Description

Tactical and multi-role transporter. In service since 1955. Exists in many versions and special missions adaption. Latest model is the C-130H. Stretched civil version: L-100/382. Performance figures are for C-130H. C-130J modernized version with new engines and electronics.

General

Aircraft name AC-130 Spectre
ICAO code/WTC C130 / M
Manufacturer LOCKHEED
Type code/APC L4T / C

Technical Data

Wing span 40.4 m132.546 ft
Length 29.8 m97.769 ft
Height 11.8 m38.714 ft
Powerplant 4 x 4.508 SHP Allison T56-A15 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.
Engine model Allison T56

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Approach Landing
V2 (IAS) 120 kts IAS 140 kts IAS 180 kts IAS 180 kts MACH TAS 290 kts MACH IAS 250 kts IAS 150 kts Vth (IAS) 130 kts
Distance 1100 m ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.57 ROD ft/min ROD 1500 ft/min MCS 120 kts Distance 800 m
MTOW 70310 kg Ceiling FL300 ROD 1500 ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 2700 NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C130

None on SKYbrary

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