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 versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC-130), for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol and aerial firefighting. It is the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide. Over 40 models and variants of the Hercules serve with more than 60 nations.
The Coast Guard uses an eye catching colour scheme.
On all versions the rear cargo door operates using the “V” key.
The aircraft will load general goods and passengers at suitable airports.
On several versions there is an engine startup option controled by the “B” key
There are also 2 Australian RAAF versions and a RNZAF version available as well as a USAF Spectre Gunship