By Martin W. Bowman
For greater than forty years, Lockheed's C-130 Hercules -- with its huge, unobstructed shipment carry and robust turboprop engines -- has served because the spine of many an air force's delivery instructions. First flown in 1954, the C-130 begun army provider the subsequent yr, and went directly to make an important contribution to U.S. army efforts in Vietnam.
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