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First flight for Canada's new airlifter

8th March 2010 - 17:09 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The first Lockheed Martin CC-130J Super Hercules for Canada completed its first flight, March 3, 2010. The aircraft is the first of 17 CC-130Js and will be delivered in summer 2010. Deliveries will be completed through 2012. The CC-130J Super Hercules will give Canada increased airlift capability with an aircraft that has greater range, power and reliability over previous C-130 models. Canada is one of 12 countries that have now ordered the Super Hercules, in demand worldwide thanks to its mission flexibility and capability.

Source: Lockheed Martin

 

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