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Hogan Wings M-Series 5521
Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules Diecast Model
RAF,

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules   6"   8"

After World War II, the U.S. Military required a modern-day cargo and troop transport aircraft to replace their aging mixed fleet of piston engined aircraft. On August 23, 1954, the first C-130A "Hercules" took to the skies in what was heralded as the beginning to the most successful military transport turboprop to be conceived. The C-130 has been recognized alongside the venerable DC-3 as the world's most versatile aircraft flying for more country's forces, than any other aircraft. The Hercules is capable of hauling 36,000lbs, of payload over distance exceeding 3,800 miles. Its short field performance is truly amazing with the ability to land and take off on unprepared runway surfaces. As the years have progressed, Lockheed has made vast improvements to an already capable aircraft. As with most enhancements to aircraft, much emphasis has been placed on increased performance and more modern cockpit technology. Advanced weaponry has also become part of the C-130's duties. Today's modern C-130 "Gunship" is one of the most feared aircraft of today's skies. The popularity of the C-130 is prevalent the world over and can be seen operating from the frozen Antarctica to the hottest desert's of Africa and the Middle East. The "Hercules" can haul troops, passengers, cargo, livestock, outsize freight or anything else that will fit within its dimensions. The C-130 has been manufactured in various fuselage lengths and has also been used as a civilian airliner/freighter (designated the L-100). The latest military version, identified as the C-130J model, now features the most modern cockpit technology available. Improved engines and multi-blade propeller design have now brought the C-130 to current standards. Now entering its 50th year of production, the C-130J will carry the Hercules tradition well into the 21st century.

Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules

Designed to function as a troop, medical evacuation and cargo transport aircraft, the C-130 Hercules was first flown on August 23rd, 1954. Built by Lockheed and capable of over 40,000 lbs of payload, this four-engine turboprop aircraft is quite possibly the most versatile tactical transport in existence. Its modern roles include airlift and airdrop, electronic surveillance, search and rescue, space-capsule recovery, helicopter refueling and aerial attack. Capable of takeoffs and landings from unprepared runways, the C-130 has even landed and taken off from a carrier deck without benefit of arresting gear or catapults.

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Hogan Wings M-Series

The Hogan Wings "M-Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft in 1:200 scale. Prized by collectors worldwide these little gems can build an impressive diecast collection. Don't be fooled by their small size, the level of detail on these models outclasses several larger-scale diecast aircraft ranges and has to be seen to be believed. Build a highly-detailed, accurate and wide-ranging military aircraft collection on a single display shelf and for an attractive price with Hogan Wings' "M-Series".

Hogan Wings "M-Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with a minimum of plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Permanently extended sturdy metal landing gear with non-rotating wheels.
  • Authentic fixed ordnance loads.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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