Fly Away Simulation stock C-130 Hercules

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2006 17:30:57 GMT, the web's number one retailer of flight simulation goods have started stocking C-130 Hercules from Just Flight. C-130 Hercules is painstakingly reproduced for FS2004 in high detail with accurate detailed animations of the cargo ramp doors and flight surfaces as well as unique in-flight refuelling feature. Click on Read More for the full article.

C-130 Hercules comes with over 50 (yes, fifty!) liveries depicting the E, H and K variants. The detail and accuracy is up to the usual high Captain Sim standard and also includes detailed scenery of RAF Lyneham from Gary Summons C-130 Hercules is a Lockheed-Martin and Royal Air Force officially licensed product.

The models have animated crew windows, crew door, rear side sliding doors, cargo ramps, operating APU doors, featherable propeller blades, operating para jump wind deflectors as well as the normal operating flight surface and landing gear animations, even the landing lights are animated!

Just Flight C-130 Hercules

In Flight Refuelling! Do you have the skill to formate the Hercules in posiiton behind a RAF VC10 tanker and take on fuel? Unique to the Just Flight C130 Hercules this is a real test of your skill and is based on real-world Royal Air Force procedures.

List of the custom 3D animations (81 in total!) on the exterior of the models:

- Forward Door
- Aft Doors (2)
- Emergency Escape Hatches (3)
- Flag
- Air Deflectors (2)
- GTC Door
- Ground vehicle
- Cargo Ramp
- Cargo Ramp Tracks (2)
- Cargo ramp door
- Pilots' Windows (2)
- Dust excluders and duct plugs (12)
- Wheel Chocks (6)
- Wipers (2)
- Landing lights (2)
- Engine Oil cooler flaps (4)
- Propellers Rotation (4)
- Propeller Blades Pitch (16)
- Wing Flaps (4)
- Ailerons (2)
- Rudder Elevator (2)
- Ailerons trim tab (2)
- Rudder trim tab
- Landing Gear (extension/retraction, wheel rotation, shocks animation) (3)
- Elevator trim tab (2)
- Nose wheel Steering

Detailed Features

  • Realistic flight model.
  • High quality 2D panels.
  • Virtual Cockpit (3D) with animated controls that even include the nosewheel steering wheel!
  • Authentic engine and cockpit sounds recorded from the real aircraft.
  • Accurate high quality day and night textures.
  • Authentic smokey engine exhaust trails.
  • ACE (Aircraft Configuration Editor) utility.
  • Livery repaint kit.
  • Accurate Systems Programming.
  • Wing views.
  • Comprehensive manuals.
  • Special effects; Infra red launchers, fuel dump.
  • Detailed scenery of Royal Air Force Lyneham - Home of the RAF Hercules.
52 highly detailed models of the C-130 Hercules are included in the following liveries:
Air Contractors
- civilian operator.
Australian Air Force - C-130E Grey-white livery.
Austrian Air force
- C-130K
Belgium Air Force -
C-130E (30th Anniversary)
Belgium Air Force -
C-130E (20th Anniversary)
Canadian Air Force
 - C-130 Grey livery.
Egyptian Air Force -
Evergreen International -
French Air Force - C130H
Fuerza Aerea Mexicana -
Fuerza AĆ©rea Venezolana - C-130E (X2)    
Hellenic Air Force - C-130H (X2)
Israel Air Force -
Italian Air Force
 - C-130H - Grey livery.
Just Flight Livery - C130K - G-OJFL
Portuguese Air Force -
C-130 H - Camouflage Livery.
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - 1980 livery - 25th anniversary.
Royal Air Force - C-130K - Current green livery.
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - 1970-90 livery.
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - 1970-90 Livery with rough strip preparation.
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - 1970-90 livery - Operation Bushel.
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - Operation Granby Desert pink Scheme.     
Royal Air Force -
C-130K - Early Desert/delivery livery.     
Royal Air Force
- C-130K - 1970s-80s Camouflage     
Royal Air Force
- C-130K - Current Grey livery (with refuelling probe).
Royal Air Force - C-130K - 1980s Grey/Green camouflage livery.
Royal Morocco Air Force - C-130E
RNLAF - Royal Netherlands Air Force -
C-130E camouflaged
RNLAF - Royal Netherlands Air Force -
C-130E grey livery     
RNoAF - Royal Norwegian Air Force -
C-130H - 335 SDQ. (Tor)
RNoAF - Royal Norwegian Air Force -
C-130H - 335 SDQ (Balder)
RNoAF - Royal Norwegian Air Force -
C-130H 1970s camouflage
RNoAF - Royal Norwegian Air Force - C-130H 1980s camouflage
Royal Thai Air Force -
Royal Thai Air Force
- C-130E - Camouflage Livery Weathered
Royal Thai Air Force
- C-130E - 20th Anniversary
Royal Thai Air Force - C-130E - 20th Anniversary - Weathered
Royal Thai Air Force
- C-130E - Registration 60103
Royal Thai Air Force
- C-130E - Grey livery
Royal Thai Air Force
- C-130E - Grey livery - Weathered
Swedish Air Force - C-130H - Grey livery.
Spanish Air Force -
C-130H - Grey livery
Spanish Air Force -
C-130H - Mediterranean livery
1980s camouflage livery.
USAF C-130E 1970s camouflage livery.
USAF C-130E Grey livery.
US Air Force Air National Guard -
C-130 H - CO ANG 302 AW 96-7323     
Coast Guard - HC-130H - white-red livery.
US Forestry Service - C-130 Fire Tanker T-67 - N531BA     
US Navy Blue Angels "Fat Albert"

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

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