Lockheed Martin’s LM 100J completed its first test flight

Earlier today, the commercial variant of Lockheed’s popular C-130J “Super Hercules” completed its first test flight, following the same flight path over North Georgia, and Alabama that test pilots usually chart for its military counterpart. Like the Super Hercules, the LM-100J will be capable of operating in rugged terrain unsuitable for other commercial freighters. As […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • May 25, 2017

ASL to order LM-100J freighters

Ireland-based ASL Aviation Group signed a Letter of Intent for up to ten Lockheed Martin LM-100J freighters. The LM-100J is the commercial version of Lockheed Martin’s proven C-130J Super Hercules, and is an updated version of the venerable L-100 (or L-382) cargo aircraft. ASL is a major shareholder in South Africa-based Safair, which currently operates […]
  • David Harris
  • August 29, 2014

The Tasks of Hercules

Lynden Air Cargo is typically associated with the cold climate of Alaska, but on this January day N401LC (msn: 4606), one of Lynden’s six Lockheed L-382G Hercules aircraft is seen here sitting on the ramp in Seattle at Boeing Field. The Anchorage-based carrier, founded in 1995, is part of the larger Lynden International, a transportation […]
  • David Harris
  • January 21, 2014