France's C-130Hs get a makeover

Helen Chachaty

2019/03/28 | 558 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The French air force acquired its twelve C-130Hs between 1987 and 1990, enhancing its fleet with two used models in 1996. Carrying both conventional and special forces, the main mission of the Hercules is to transport freight and/or passengers, but they can also perform drop operations. Despite the arrival of the A400Ms and a few C-130Js, the C-130Hs still have a few years' career ahead of them and will undergo major overhaul - mainly for their avionics - in particular to keep them up to date...(…)

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