RC 101 with Taoistflyer
The c-130’s 50 years of success owes it’s self to the vision of Howard Hughes and his all
wood version of the aircraft. Later know as the Spruce Goose, he never liked the name but
the idea influenced the world.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four engine military transport. It was originally designed
as a troop, medical evacuation and cargo transport aircraft. It’s the main tactical airlifter for
many military forces worldwide.
There are over 40 models and variants of the Hercules that serves more than 60 nations. In
2007 it celebrated 50 years of continuous production with its primary customer.