First C-130J Super Hercules with reg. no 5734 for the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock AFB. (Image Todd R. McQueen © Lockheed Martin)

61st Airlift Squadron gets first C-130J

First C-130J Super Hercules with reg. no 5734 for the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock AFB. (Image Todd R. McQueen © Lockheed Martin)
First C-130J Super Hercules with reg. no 5734 for the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock AFB. (Image Todd R. McQueen © Lockheed Martin)

The first C-130J Super Hercules for the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas (USA) was delivered on October 24th, 2013. A 61th AS crew flew it home after taking off from the Lockheed Martin factory airfield in Marietta, Georgia.

The 61st AS, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part of the 19th Airlift Wing that is assigned to Air Mobility Command. Lockheed Martin is on contract to deliver nine C-130J-30s currently designated for assignment to the 61st AS.

Source: Lockheed Martin