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  1. New Zealander sucked into pla...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Korea Herald

    A 51-year-old engineer working at an airplane testing facility has been sucked into an engine and killed. Domestic carrier Air New Zealand confirmed the man was performing routine maintenance on a Lockheed C-130 Hercules airplane engine just after 8 a.m. Monday at the Woodbourne air field in Blenheim when he was sucked into the engine.

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  2. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Flight Journal

    1975 - First flight of the McDonnell Douglas YC-15 , a four-engine short take-off and landing tactical transport. It is McDonnell Douglas' entrant into the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Medium STOL Transport competition to replace the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

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  3. It's been 61 years since the military's most versatile plane had its first flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The endlessly flexible Lockheed C-130 Hercules is an absolutely astounding aircraft that can adapt to any challenge thrown its way. Designed against the backdrop of the Korean War, the C-130 flew its first flight 61 years ago today on August 23, 1954.

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  4. Winnipeg, register to test your strength at the United Way Plane pullRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | My Manitoba.com

    Hercules was the super-strong son of Zeus in Greek mythology - and the namesake for the arguably popular 60s animated classic The Mighty Hercules. Hercules is also the namesake of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules - the mighty transport plane that will challenge pullers at United Way's 2015 Campaign Kickoff and Plane Pull on Friday, September 18 at the Red River College Stevenson Campus.

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  5. 80 Years of Aviation Excellence Marked at PrestwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Airport Business

    Scottish Aviation was formally incorporated on 9 August 1935 having been founded by Group Captain David Fowler McIntyre and Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, Marquis of Clydesdale. They had achieved international fame two years earlier when they became the first men to fly over Mount Everest in specially converted biplanes.

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  6. Lockheed Martin: Invest For Stability, Not For GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Lockheed Martin, a once profitable company, has been facing pressures from all sides due to US government budget reductions and other factors. The Company has projected reductions in top-line and mid-line growth, and the Company's stock has reflected those reductions.

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  7. Lockheed makes $9B aircraft buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | MDJonline.com

    Lockheed Martin has bought Sikorsky, a world leader in military aircraft, for $9 billion with hopes of growing helicopter development.

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  8. Sikorsky, Lockheed At A GlanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Founded in 1925 on Long Island by Igor Sikorsky, moved to Connecticut in 1929 as part of Vought-Sikorsky division, making fixed-wing airplanes Maker of the Black Hawk and Seahawk helicopters, Marine One, Stallion family of heavy lift aircraft, S-92 and other commercial helicopters Maker of the C-130 Hercules transport, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, significant work in avionics and electronics in numerous military programs Predecessor companies were Lockheed Aircraft Manufacturing Co., founded in 1916 in Santa Barbara Cal., and Glen L. Martin Co., founded in 2012 in Los Angeles

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  9. Russia To Build Defense Helicopters In IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's. Meanwhile, for an undetermined amount of time, and with a little help from my friends, I will be parachuting primarily into Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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  10. Warplane Commemorative WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | KFBB

    The historic World War II planes were at Great Falls International Airport and can still fly. A Montana Air National Guard Lockheed C-130 Hercules was there.

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  11. Historic Warplanes Grace the Skies of Great FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | KFBB

    ... Air National Guard flew P-51s out of the same World War II hangars. A Montana Air National Guard Lockheed C-130 Hercules and other aircraft will also be available for viewing. Attendees to the events will be able to see these historic planes, visit ...

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  12. a C-130 Hercules Amphibian Makes Too Much Sense To Be TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Jalopnik

    The C-130 is the world's most prolific cargo hauler and it's been adapted to do pretty much everything imaginable with one exception: operating on water. Yet some of the folks at Lockheed wanted to do just that in the 1960s.

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  13. Air-Minded: the Non-Starter Option?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Daily Kos

    The A-10 Thunderbolt II, long out of production, has a constituency. The C-130 Hercules, still in production after more than 60 years, has a constituency.

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  14. Indonesia military plane suffered engine problem, propeller failureRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    MEDAN, Indonesia -- The Lockheed C-130 Hercules military transport plane that crashed in Indonesia suffered from a propeller malfunction on one engine before crashing. Air Marshal Agus Supriatna told reporters that the "initial finding" in the investigation suggested the crash may have been caused by an engine problem that led a propeller to fail, adding that all four of the plane's engines and the abnormal propeller were recovered.

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  15. Connect! Unite! Act! Denver, Glacier Nat'l Park, L.A. & Maine Meet-up Info - Favorite Inventor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daily Kos

    A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups regularly socialize but also get out the vote, support candidates and engage in other local political actions that help our progressive movement grow and exert influence on the powers-that-be.

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  16. Students compete in National History Day ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Moultrie News

    ... Stovall and Brennan, made history when they completed 21 full-stop landings and takeoffs in a Lockheed C-130 Hercules aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal; it was the largest plane, with the heaviest load, ever to successfully land on a carrier ...

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  17. A software problem caused a brand-new Airbus military plane to crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 2013 with the French Air Force . The plane is designed to be a replacement for the aging fleets of Lockheed C-130 Hercules and Transall C-160 cargo planes around Europe. The aircraft is powered by a quartet of Eurprop EPI TP400 turboprops, developed ...

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  18. Lockheed Martin: Government Dependent Or Dividend Growth Stock?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Lockheed Martin is the second largest publicly traded Aerospace manufacturer on United States markets, behind only Boeing . Lockheed Martin currently has a market cap of $60 billion.

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  19. Lockheed Martin: Dividend Growth Stock or Government Dependent?Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | GuruFocus.com

    Lockheed Martin is the second largest publicly traded Aerospace manufacturer on United States markets, behind only Boeing . Lockheed Martin currently has a market cap of $60 billion.

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  20. Legendary Skunk Works Founder Kelly Johnson's Rules Of ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Jalopnik

    Clarence "Kelly" Johnson is the Babe Ruth of aerospace design. Aircraft programs under Johnson were so cutting edge and historically influential, and his cult of personality and management strategy so effective, that he and Lockheed's Skunk Works are forever enshrined in mankind's technological hall of fame.

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