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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2012, 02:14:02 AM »
Martin H says it was done by Dugald Emens, who is a member of the Dundee IPMS

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2012, 06:17:18 PM »
Dugald is also responsible for the huge collection of 1/48 Wyvrens that people may have seen

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #27 on: July 29, 2012, 12:03:42 PM »
Speaking of jet C-130s:

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #28 on: July 29, 2012, 03:30:28 PM »
Before it fades into history, you don`t need jets on a Herc, just bigger props......  >:D


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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #29 on: July 29, 2012, 04:00:30 PM »
 :)
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #30 on: August 03, 2012, 02:33:51 AM »
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #31 on: August 03, 2012, 03:21:00 AM »
Sweet!  As that image was loading I thought it was carrying some AMRAAMs on the wing stations.  FC-130J FTW!
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #32 on: August 03, 2012, 05:02:44 AM »
Weapon sponsons! Awesome idea!
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #33 on: August 04, 2012, 04:18:26 AM »

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #34 on: August 04, 2012, 04:22:52 AM »
Why do I picture this with RR Pegasus in those wing pods?

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #35 on: August 04, 2012, 04:23:24 AM »
Sometimes its nice to remember where we started:

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #36 on: August 04, 2012, 04:29:24 AM »
SC-130J: The Sea Hercules
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2012, 09:12:15 AM »
Speaking of jet C-130s:



Ah, that one was intended to use the same thrust-augmented wing concept the XV-12A was supposed to prove; it proved that test rigs don't always scale up.

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #38 on: August 12, 2012, 06:29:27 AM »

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #39 on: December 05, 2012, 02:52:24 PM »
Been looking through these C-130 postings. There are many variations.
Following AC-130 approach, imagine what kind of super gunship the C-133 could have become.

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2013, 02:55:49 PM »
Random Idea:  C-130 with tail turret...
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2013, 08:41:08 PM »
Random Idea:  C-130 with tail turret...
Turret or just gun position?  I'm thinking a C-130/AN-12 cross.

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #42 on: May 23, 2013, 02:21:35 AM »
Either... ;)
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #43 on: December 21, 2013, 11:51:07 AM »
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #44 on: December 21, 2013, 12:35:52 PM »
You'd want to make sure you had tightened your seat belts, wouldn't you?  That take off is quite incredible.  It's airborne in the length of the aircraft! 

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #45 on: December 21, 2013, 05:00:04 PM »
Were the crews issued with asbestos underpants?

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #46 on: December 21, 2013, 05:42:33 PM »
reminds me of this :)

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #47 on: December 21, 2013, 08:46:48 PM »
Jeepers, I'd read and heard about that project and seen a few pics but that vid was both amazing and terrifying at the same time!  :o

It's a pity it didn't work that well as managing the actual rescue would have been a triumph of technology over sheer bloody-mindedness.

That Herk would make a superb model too, I wonder if anyone did a conversion kit for all the lumps and bumps?
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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #48 on: December 21, 2013, 10:42:34 PM »
That Herk would make a superb model too, I wonder if anyone did a conversion kit for all the lumps and bumps?

I've got a 1/72 vacuform conversion set which does quite a few of them Kit, I can't remember who produced it though, Falcon maybe or AirModel   ???

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Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules
« Reply #49 on: December 21, 2013, 11:18:06 PM »
Jeepers, I'd read and heard about that project and seen a few pics but that vid was both amazing and terrifying at the same time!  :o

It's a pity it didn't work that well as managing the actual rescue would have been a triumph of technology over sheer bloody-mindedness.

That Herk would make a superb model too, I wonder if anyone did a conversion kit for all the lumps and bumps?

Apparently it was working rather well until the disastrous last flight where one of the solid rocket motors failed.  Until that event the shakers and movers were all quite confident that it would be a successful for what was basically a one-shot mission. 

Makes you wonder if they would have had any better success using liquid rocket motors instead of the solid rockets that were all sourced from "one-shot" weapons where failure usually meant jettisoning the dud and shooting another round. 
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