C-130 Hercules Airplane

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin. Capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings, the C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medical evacuation, and cargo transport aircraft.

The C-130 entered service with U.S. in the 1950s, followed by Australia and others. During its years of service, the Hercules family has participated in numerous military, civilian and humanitarian aid operations.

C-130 delivering it's cargo
DoD photo by Master Sgt. Scott Wagers, U.S. Air Force.

Video Clip: Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules in Action (3:01)