Lockheed C-130 Hercules 4 Engine Turboprop Military Transport DVD
This DVD is a collection of films and newsreels on the famous Lockheed C-130 Hercules, a four engine Turboprop Military Transport. The C-130 was designed as a troop transport carrier in the early 1950's that could land on short unprepared runways. The design was so successful that it it is still in production today and used all around the world. Used as cargo planes, paratroops aircraft, airlift (MATS) and as gunships, it's an amazing aircraft.
Film #1 - C-130 Development. This is a great USAF and Lockheed film on the early development in 1955 about the famous C-130 Hercules. From the factory floor to its early flights, this is worth watching! Runtime is about 13 minutes.
Film #2 - USAF MATS. This is a great USAF film on the early days of the Military Air Transportation Service around the world. The goal was getting equipment, supplies and manpower to anywhere in the world quickly. Amazing story! Runtime is about 28 minutes.
Film #3 - 90 Degrees South. This is a Air Force film about the American research base in the Antarctic and how to supply them by using the C-130 Hercules. Great footage of the C-130 in flight, takeoffs and landings. Runtime is about 27 minutes.
Film #4 - C-130 Airlift in Vietnam. In Vietnam, it was important to get supplies and troops to undeveloped areas and this is a collection of newsreels on the C-130 doing just that. Runtime is about 16 minutes.
Film #5 - Defending the Night. This is an USAF short film on the coordinated effort to use an AC-130 gunship to interdict the enemy at night in Vietnam. This film was silent so we added sound and info. Runtime is about 7 minutes.
Film #6 - C-130 Newsreels. This is a collection of C-130 newsreels:
- USAF Gets C-130
- C-130 Gets Skies
- C-130 Landing and Takeoff from an Aircraft Carrier CV-59
- C-130 and C-123 used in War Games
- Germany War Games
- C-130 Used in Santa Domingo
Runtime is about 16 minutes
Total runtime for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules 4 Engine Turboprop Military Transport DVD is about 107 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.