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Aero Precision - Premier C130 Aftermarket Support
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    • Gallery Patches
      By Dutch · Posted
      No sweat Casey I do it when any are posted to the web page. Say are you still doing personalized C-130 drawings? I may need another one done if you still are.  
    • Gallery Patches
      By Casey · Posted
      Thanks for the additions.  --Casey
      By munirabbasi · Posted
      Thanks Mr Bogi252 Oil source is engine RGB generator spline. regarding generator offering, q? free of cast for marketing. lockheed marten only recommend bendex or leyland specification. i need  reason for generator burning munir abbasi   
    • Gallery Patches
      By Dutch · Posted
      I have added a few new patches to the Gallery. "Dutch"
    • MLG Ballscrews
      By Bogi252 · Posted
      As each MLG Ballscrew is approved by part number, ensure that the alternative you are installing are listed in the AC IPC.  Once this is confirmed, I agree with Mr. Myers, there is no other requirement to match part numbers.  
      By Bogi252 · Posted
      Dear Mr. Munir, First concern is oil splashing on the generator! from what source?  This is not normal and must be fixed before running engine or installing replacement generator.   Potential fire hazzard.  We represent the manufacturer of the generator you mention.  We can perform a teardown and report exact cause of failures.  Also we can offer alternative gen in NEW condition with 3 yr warranty, as a more readily available modernization. Lastly,  we have RRC with PAF.  Regards. 
    • DME-42 negative distance
      By emerson_airman · Posted
      sir and mam, i need your expertise regarding DME-42.  We encountered a discrepancy on DME. DME negative distance.  During the operation the IND-42 DME indicator indicates the ID but there is no Distance indication..we performed removed and replace on DME-42 RT, IND-42 DME Indicator and the CTL-32 VOR Control but the discrepancy still exist. What will be the probable cause..   Emerson
    • AN/ARN-147 VHF NAV VOR/ILS Inoperative during Flight
      By emerson_airman · Posted
      sir good pm. we already corrected the discrepancy. its on the TACAN Control. We performed all the procedures based on the TO's and the wiring diagram. but the discrepancy still exist. so we decided the other way. we disconnect the TACAN Control connector. The result is the discrepancy is corrected... 
    • I'd like to go to Tchepone but I haven't got the tickets
      By nascarpop · Posted
      I flew on one blind bat mission out of Ubon. The next night my assistant flew with the plane. They took a 37MM shell in the right wheel well. We repaired it enough to return to Naha. I don't remember the tail number. That was my only experience with blind bat.
    • I'd like to go to Tchepone but I haven't got the tickets
      By Robert Podboy · Posted
      Talking proud web site gives an overview of Blind Bat operations     Blind Bat and the “Night Intruders”   Blind Bat in her FAC role   Loss of Blind Bat 01   Blind Bat crews Laser guided bombing, Blind Bat first  
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  • Latest C-130 Fleet Updates
     Date LPN Model Status Reg: Owner/Operator Command Division Wing Group Squadron Flight Location
    2015-10-22 5777 MC-130J act 13-5777   USAF AFSOC 353 SOG 17 SOS
    Delivered: DD250 2015-10-22
    2015-09-21 5237 MC-130H wfu 89-0281   USAF AMARG
    Note: first MC-130H retirement
    2015-09-11 4141 HC-130P act 65-0986   USAF 71 RQS
    Paint/Markings: FT on tail. Retired from active duty. Moved to Patrick AFB.
    2015-09-11 4036 HC-130P act 64-14852   USAF 71 RQS
    Paint/Markings: FT on Tail. Retired from active duty. Moved to Patrick AFB
    2015-06-29 3616 KC-130B des A-1310   Indonesian Air Force 32 Sq
    Crash: At least 116 people are feared dead after an Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a major city shortly after take-off and exploded in a fireball. Buildings were left in ruins and cars reduced to flaming wrecks when the Hercules C-130 came down on Tuesday in a residential area of Medan, a city of two million on the island of Sumatra. Air force chief Agus Supriatna said the manifest showed there were 113 people on board the plane - 12 crew and 101 passengers - when it crashed, and he did not believe any had survived "No, no. No survivors, I have just returned from the site," he told AFP in answer to a question. So far, 49 bodies had been recovered and taken to hospital, he said. Many passengers were likely to be family members of servicemen and women, said a spokesman for Medan air base, where the plane took off. At least one child has so far been confirmed killed. The local search and rescue agency also said that three people were killed on the ground when the 51-year-old plane went down near a newly built residential area, hitting a massage parlor and a small hotel. A rescue operation swung into action, with ambulances ferrying bodies from the site, and crowds of anxious residents gathering around a police cordon to view the smouldering wreckage. Residents of Medan described the terrifying moment just after midday when the plane came down. "It was very scary," said Novi, an employee of an international school who goes by one name, describing how she heard the plane and saw it flying very low before the crash. Another local resident Januar, 26, said the aircraft appeared to be in trouble just before the accident. "I saw the plane from the direction of the airport and it was tilting already, then I saw smoke billowing."
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