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C-130 MOVIE
PLANE PROJECT

The Aero Telemetry Team completed a 22 foot wingspan flyable C-130 model used for a film project.

C-130 HISTORY

 

The C-130 is a 4 engine turboprop transport aircraft built by Lockheed. It was originally designed as a troop, medevac and cargo transport aircraft. Entering service with the U.S. in 1956 the C-130 is the longest continuously produced military aircraft at over 60 years.

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C-130 DESIGN AND BUILD

 

The Aero Telemetry Team completed a 22 foot wingspan flyable C-130 model initially intended for a film project, it was converted to a functional heavy lift cargo Unmanned Air Vehicle capable of rough terrain landings and take-offs. It has a lift capacity of over 500lbs and a range of 400 miles.

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C-130 EXPO

 

Displayed at the Academy of Model Aeronautics Expo in January 2011

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