Two US Airforce Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules arrives at St Kitts

Two US Airforce Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules landed at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport on this weekend.

Two US Airforce Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules arrives at St Kitts
Two US Airforce Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules arrives at St Kitts

St Kitts and Nevis: Two US Airforce Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules landed at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport on this weekend. The aircrafts have gained the attention of the citizens of St Kitts and Nevis, marking the potential of the airport.

The first aircraft of US Airforce has been captured which was parked nicely on the western apron at RLB International Airport and garnered the attention of the people. The second aircraft landed at St Kits and Nevis on Monday afternoon, gracing the looks of the airport.

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft which has been designed and built by Lockheed Martin. The aircraft is capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings and provide exceptional experience to the airports.

The C-130 was originally designed as a troop, medevac and cargo transport aircraft for the use of gunship (AC-130), airborne assault, search and rescue. The versatile airframe has also been used to determine weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol and aerial firefighting and become the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide.

In addition to that, the aircraft operated 40 variants of the Hercules which includes civilian versions marketed as the Lockheed L-100. It operated in more than 60 nations as it firstly entered in US in 1956, followed by Australia and many other nations.

The Hercules has been participating in numerous military, civilian and humanitarian aid operations over the years of services. The transport has also turned out to be the fifth aircraft and marked 50 years of continuous service with its original primary customer in 2007. The C-130 is the longest produced military aircraft in the United States Air Force with the experience of 60 years.

Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules has been operating for such a long period and considered as the major aircraft for several humanitarian purposes.

St Kitts and Nevis is known as an ideal destination for the tourists with its natural wonders and several other hotspots. It is considered for its peaceful environment and secure lifestyle where tourists visited to escape the hustling and bustling of their life.