Tag Archives: Super Hercules

First flight for new civil Hercules

The Lockheed Martin LM-100J Commercial Freighter has completed its first flight on 25 May 2017. Chief test pilot Wayne Roberts said that the aircraft performed flawlessly, like a new military C-130J production aircraft. The flight followed the same test flight route over North Georgia and Alabama that is used for all C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. […]

New civil Hercules rolled out

Lockheed Martin has rolled out the first LM-100J commercial freighter, a civil version of the C-130J Super Hercules. Emloyees who designed and built the aircraft celebrated a traditional ‘rollout’ ceremony at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics facility located in Marietta, Georgia. The first LM-100J will now be prepared for its first flight this spring. Lockheed Martin […]

New commercial Herc takes shape

It is being said that ‘only a Herc can replace a Herc’. That is what Lockheed Martin is doing with the development of the LM-100J. The US aircraft manufacturer is working hard on the first civil Super Hercules multipurpose commercial freighter. It recently completed body mate and wing installation. The LM-100J is the commercial version […]