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บล.     BL.8     Lockheed C-130H Hercules
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History

The 601 Sqn of the RTAF uses today six C-130H and six C-130H-30 Hercules. The plases where delivered between August 1980 and April 1992. The C-130 Herciles is the Backbone of the Transportfleet of the RTAF. 

Geschichte

Die 601 Staffel der RTAF verwendet heute sechs C-130H und sechs C-130H-30 Hercules. Die Maschinen wurden zwischen August 1980 und April 1992 ausgeliefert. Die C-130 Hercules ist das Rückgrat der Transporter-flotte der RTAF. 

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Pictures

Bilder

C-130H from the 601 Sqn the only operator of the Herk in the RTAF.

(Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 in the SEA Camoufage as used by the USAF,

C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101  C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 today in the new Camouflage
 
  C-130H BL.8-1/23 # 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 #60101 C-130H BL.8-1/23 #60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 # 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
  C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101

C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 later in the new Camouflage

C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
  C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101  C-130H BL.8-1/23 60101 today in the new Camouflage
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C-130H BL.8-2/23 60102

C-130H BL.8-2/23 60102 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-2/23 60102 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-2/23 60102 (Photo courtesy of RTAF via  Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H BL.8-3/23 60103 (Photo courtesy of Thai Spotters).

BL.8-3/23 60103

C-130H-30 BL.8-3/23 #60103  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-3/23 #60103  (Photo courtesy RTAF via Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H-30 BL.8-5/31 #60105  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) The first C-130H30 was BL.8-4/26 10604 seen here at night in Bangkok.
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C-130H-30 BL.8-5/31 #60105  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-5/31 60105 one of six C-130H-30 in the inventory of the RTAF C-130H-30 BL.8-5/31 #60105  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H-30 BL.8-6/31 60106 (Photo courtesy of Mark Tang). C-130H-30 BL.8-6/31 60106  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-6/31 60106 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-6/31 60106  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/31 60107  C-130H-30 BL.8-7/31 60107 
 
  C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
  C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of RTAF via Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Skyman C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of Skyman BL.8-7/33 60107 an C-130H-30 Hercules at Don Muang. (Photo courtesy of Samart Ittiprasert).
     
  C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 as 60107 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 60107 (Photo courtesy of www.thaiaviation.net )     
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C-130H BL.8-8/33 #60108 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-8/33 #60108 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-8/33 60108  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
  C-130H BL.8-8/33 #60108 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 taking off from Don Muang (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo collection of Steve Penn)
 
C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo collection of Steve Penn) C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo courtesy Sakpinit Promthep) C-130H BL.8-8/33 10608 at Don Muang (Photo courtesy Sakpinit Promthep)  
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C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109 in Afghanistan (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak
 
  C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109 in Afghanistan (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-9/35 60109 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
     
C-130H BL.8-9/35 10609 at Don Muang (Photo courtesy of Sakpinit Promthep)      
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C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
 
  C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H BL.8-10/35 #60110 with the short number 10 on the nose
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C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
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C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Michael E. Fader) C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35 #60111 (Photo courtesy of Michael E. Fader)    
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C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 60112 leads a flight of four Herk's in Hi-viz colours. C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 60112  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 60112  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 60112  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
       
  C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 60112  (Photo courtesy of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)      
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Serial, Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
C-130H BL.8-1/23 4861 / 79-1714 60101 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 8.1980 present ...
C-130H BL.8-2/23 4862 / 79-1715 60102 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 8.1980 present ...
C-130H BL.8-3/23 4863 / 79-1716 60103 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 8.1980 present ...
C-130H-30 BL.8-4/26 4959 / 82-0666 60104 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 4.1983 present ...
C-130H-30 BL.8-5/31 5146 60105 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 12.1988 present ...
C-130H-30 BL.8-6/31 5148 60106 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 12.1988 present ....
C-130H-30 BL.8-7/33 5208 60107 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 11.1990 present ...
C-130H BL.8-8/33 5209 60108 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 12.1990 present ...
C-130H BL.8-9/35 5272 60109 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 11.1992 present ...
C-130H BL.8-10/35 5274 60110 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 4.1992 present ...
C-130H-30 BL.8-11/35  5280 60111 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 4.1992 present ...
C-130H-30 BL.8-12/35 5281 60112 601 Sqn 6. Wing RTAFB Don Muang 4.1992 present ...
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Specifications

C-130H

Wingspan

Spannweite

40.4 m

Length

Länge

29.8 m

Height

Höhe

11.6 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

162.1 m²

Engine

Motor

4× Allison T56-A-15 turboprops, 4,590 shp  each

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

592 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

34,400 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

70,300 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

9.3 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

10,060 m

Range

Reichweite

3,800 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

none
Capacity Zuladung Crew 5
64 airborne troops
                   

- Last update 27. December 2012

Written 1. November 2005

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