RAAF C-130J Workforce Training

08/03/2018
In late 2017, responsibility for Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules workforce training transitioned to No. 37 Squadron, following the disestablishment of No. 285 Squadron. [maxgallery id="118811"] As well as conducting airlift operations with the C-130J Hercules, No. 37 Squadron is also responsible for the training of pilots, loadmasters, and…

RAAF Combat Controllers During Cope North 2016 Exercise

02/17/2016
02/17/2015: Royal Australian Air Force Combat Controllers from the 4th Squadron prepare to jump from an RAAF 37th Squadron C-130J during Exercise COPE NORTH 2016, February 11, 2016. Exercise COPE NORTH 16 includes 22 total flying units and nearly 3,000 personnel from six countries and continues the growth of strong, interoperable,…

US Paratroopers Jump from Aussie C-130Js in Red Flag 2014-2

07/02/2014
07/02/2014:The Royal Australian Air Force brought two C-130J aircraft for the second iteration of exercise Red Flag-Alaska 2014. The 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division is seen preparing to and jumping from the aircraft. Credit:Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs:6/26/14  

Australia Participates in Red Flag Alaska: June 2014

07/01/2014
07/01/2014:The Royal Australian Air Force brought two C-130J aircraft for the second iteration of exercise Red Flag-Alaska 2014. This video shows footage of the Royal Australian Air Force participating in Red Flag 14-2.  Credit:Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs:6/25/14 RAAF, JASDF, National Guard, active duty take part in Red Flag-Alaska 6/26/14…

Ospreys and C-130Js Depart from Villamor Air Base Manila

11/15/2013
11/15/2013: Philippine Air Force Sgt. Alex Deoric, assigned to the 520th Air Base Wing, guides a MV-22B Osprey carrying supplies and personnel from Villamor Air Base, Manila, to areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan, Nov. 14. The U.S. and Philippine Armed Forces have transported more than 384,400 pounds of relief supplies…

Largest C-130J Formation Flight

08/02/2012
08/02/2012: Airmen from the 40 Airlift Squadron, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, conducted a 16-ship formation flight, the largest comprised of C-130J Super Hercules. Largest C-130J Formation Flight from SldInfo.com on Vimeo. Credit:3rd Combat Camera Squadron:7/2/12