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NOTE:  This page covers the Canadian Hercules aircraft after they were renumbered with Canadian Forces serial numbers in 1970, and aircraft procured after 1970.  For the history of older aircraft with the RCAF, refer to this page.

 

Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

130305

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E / NT

Hercules

 

 

4020

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10305.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  Visited Perth, Australia in mid 1980s, in original white and bare metal finish.  Converted to CC-130NT navigation trainer, for use at Navigation School at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba.  With No. 429 Squadron at CFB Winnipeg by 1991. Converted from navigation trainer to SAR role with special avionics at NAVAIR Toronto 1993.  Re-designated CC-130E(SAR) for engineering purposes.  With No. 424 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  Designation CC-130E(SAR) was used for engineering purposes.  Still based at CFB Trenton in 2005, with No. 8 Wing.  Seen at Camp Mirage, middle east, in October 2005.    Category C incident at Trenton on 13 September 2008, when technician got foot stuck in cargo rail and fell out of open door, sustaining injuries in landing on hanger floor.  Still at Trenton in October 2008.  Visited Norman Wells, NWT on 27 July 2010.  Seen at Kelowna in August 2010.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS in April 2011.  Withdrawn from service by 26 September 2011.  Stored at CFB Winnipeg by April 2012, awaiting disposal.

130306

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E / NT

Hercules

 

 

4026

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10306.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  In December 1971 made three unsuccessful attempts to extricate Westerners from Dacca, East Pakistan during the India and Pakistan War.  Converted to CC-130NT navigation trainer, for use at Navigation School at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba.  With No. 429 Squadron at CFB Winnipeg by 1991.  Converted from navigation trainer to SAR role with special avionics at NAVAIR Toronto 1993.  Re-designated CC-130E(SAR) for engineering purposes.  With No. 413 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Greenwood, NS in 1995.  At CFB Trenton in August and October 2008.  Visited Toronto airport in July 2009.  Seen at Brussels, Belgium in August 2010.  Reported at Cascade Aerospace in late 2010.  Withdrawn from use in 2010, reported stored at CFB Winnipeg in Flyable Reserve status by November 2010, with 40,068.4 hours airframe time.  Reported stored at Abbotsford, BC on 2 July 2011, still there April 2012.

130307

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E / NT

Hercules

 

 

4041

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10307.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta.  Visited Faro, Portugal in 1989.  Converted to CC-130N navigation trainer, for use at Navigation School at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba.  With No. 429 Squadron at CFB Winnipeg by 1991.  Converted from navigation trainer to SAR role with special avionics at NAVAIR Toronto 1993.  Re-designated CC-130E(SAR) for engineering purposes.  With No. 424 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  Visited Toronto Island Airport on 14 March 2006, part of a search over Lake Ontario.  First CC-130 to be inducted into Cascade Aerospace at Abbotsford, BC for overhaul on 1 May 2006.  Visited RAF Kinloss, UK on 12 February 2007.  Dropped two SAR Techs at Hamilton airport, 13 February 2009.  Reported with 45,000 + hours flight time in August 2011, scheduled for centre wing box replacement.  The oldest active CF Hercules at that time.  Stored at Trenton pending allocation for overhaul at that time.  To Cascade Aerospace at Abbotsford for overhaul in May 2012, probably the last CC-130E to receive an overhaul.  Scheduled for allotment to museum when withdrawn from service.  Still in use early 2013.

130308

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4042

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10308.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta when renumbered.  Flew in Wiarton, Ontario air show in June 1976.  Fitted with nine satellite tracking antennas 1976 to approximately 1983.  Modified with EW Suite for Gulf War in 1990.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  To Santo Domingo airport in Dominican Republic in March 2004, delivering hurricane relief supplies to Haiti.  Took part in 2005 Canadian National Exposition air show, basing out of Trenton.  Visited Larnaca, Italy on 9 October 2005.  Reached 45,000 flying hours at Kandahar, Afghanistan in December 2008.  Seen at Hamilton airport in June 2010.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS in April 2011.  Withdrawn from service by 5 September 2011.  Stored at CFB Trenton by May 2012, awaiting disposal instructions.

130310

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E / NT

Hercules

 

 

4051

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10310.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  Converted to CC-130NT navigation trainer, for use at Navigation School at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba.   With No. 429 Squadron at CFB Winnipeg by 1991.  Converted from navigation trainer to SAR role with special avionics at NAVAIR Toronto 1993.  Re-designated CC-130E(SAR) for engineering purposes.  With No. 424 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  Visited Spain in July 2002.  Seen at Cambridge Bay, Nunavut in March 2006.  With No. 413 Squadron, CFB Greenwood, NS in 2007.  At Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, BC for overhaul in summer of 2007.  With No. 413 Squadron later in 2007.  To CFS Alert, Nunavut for exercises, 3 April 2009.  Stored at Trenton in flyable condition May 2010. Flown to Abbotsford, BC for Flyable Storage Program on 12 June 2010.  Still stored there in April 2012.

130311

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4060

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10311.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  To CAE at Edmonton for overhaul in 1995.  Seen at CFB Trenton in October 2005.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood, NS, c.2005.  Category D damage at CFS Alert, Nunavut on 25 April 2006, while delivering fuel to Alert as part of Operation Boxtop 2006.  Aircraft landed long on ice and snow covered runway, pilot came off brakes briefly when directional control problems encountered, over ran runway end by about 80 feet before stopping.  Reported stored at Trenton 2006, near time expired.  Still stored at Trenton in August and October 2008.  Seen at Trenton in July 2009.  Last flight 18 July 2007 at Trenton.  Outer wings removed and installed on 130337, 13 July 2009.  Still at Trenton in October 2009, wings removed.  Other parts apparently stripped by June 2010.  Still being stripped for spare parts at Trenton in October 2010.  Fuselage still stored outside at Trenton in June 2011.

130312

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4061

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10312.

 

Serving with No.436 Squadron, CFB Trenton, Ontario, at time of crash.  Searching for lost helicopter, crashed 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) west of Chapais, PQ on 15 October 1980.  8 fatalities, 2 survivors.

 

last date: 20 November 1980 - Struck off

130313

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4066

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10313.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood, NS in 1995.  At CFB Trenton in December 2007.  At CFB Greenwood with 413 Squadron in 2010.  Last flight 21 March 2010.  Withdrawn from use on 1 April 2010, stored at CFB Trenton in Flyable Storage Program. Was being used for MAMS (loadmaster) training June 2010.  This was the 7th E model retired by the CF.  Was to be donated to the Greenwood Aviation Museum.  Donated to The Air Force Museum of Canada, at CFB Trenton on 21 July 2011, replacing 130314.

130314

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4067

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10314.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta.  Based at CFB Trenton by 1972.  Visited Shannon, Ireland on 2 July 1983, still in non-camouflage finish.  Serving with No. 436 Squadron, CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1981 and 1991.  Converted to SAR role with special avionics at NAVAIR Toronto 1993. Re-designated CC-130E(SAR) for engineering purposes.  With No. 424 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood, NS in 1991 and 1995.  Detached service in Middle East from 2002.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in 2005.  Used to mock up Engine Instrument Display System retrofit at Spar Aerospace in July 2005.  Last flight 1 December 2005 at Trenton with 42,761 hours airframe time.  Reported stored at Trenton 2006, time expired.  Still stored there in 2007, waiting for wing box replacement.  This did not happen, replacement parts intended for this aircraft used on 130332 instead.  Seen at Trenton in October 2008, with outer wings and engines removed for use on 130336.  To RCAF Museum at Trenton in June 2009, with outer wings from 130333.  On display outside at the Museum by June 2010.  After being replaced by 130313 (which see) this aircraft was being stripped for spares at Trenton in May 2012.

130315

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4070

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10315.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  To Trenton with this unit in 1973, still with unit in 1979.  Visited Faro, Portugal in 1987.  Modified with EW Suite for Gulf War in 1990.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Reached 45,000 hours airframe time on 27 May 2005, the first military Hercules to reach this time.  Was detached to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta from 8 Wing, CFB Trenton, for Exercise Maple Flag at the time.  Last flight 24 September 2005 at Trenton.  Reported stored at Trenton in December 2007, time expired, and used at ground instructional aid.  Still at Trenton in March 2011, used as an engineering training aid.

130316

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4075

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10316.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1974 and 1991.  Flew to Australia and Singapore, 6 to 20 September 1974.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in 1995.  Visited Azores islands in March 2005.  At Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, BC for overhaul in summer of 2007.  Back at CFB Trenton by November 2008.  At Abbotsford for prototype Joint Aerial Delivery Standoff System (J-PADS) modification and testing January 2009.  Under test at Abbotsford and Trenton in 2009.  Last flight 16 May 2010 at Abbotsford.  Used for some avionics prototyping at Cascade.  By August 2010 wings removed, airframe used as ground trainer for CC-130J program.  Outer wings removed and stored as spares.  Reported stored at Abbotsford, BC on 2 July 2011.

130317

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4122

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10317.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in 1995.  Visited Glasgow-Prestwick airport, UK, on 3 May 2005.  Visited RAF Brize Norten, UK on 23 October 2006.  At Glasgow-Prestwick again on 23 December 2006, en route from Afghanistan to Canada.  Last flight 12 January 2007 at Trenton, with 44272 total airframe time.  Outer wings and engines removed for installation on 130333 in February 2009. Wings replaced from 130336.  Parts of horizontal stab removed for Non-destructive Testing at ATESS Trenton. Being used for parts recovery, parked outside at Trenton in June 2010.  Other parts destined for the engineering department at Royal Military College, Kingston.  Main airframe still stored outside at Trenton in June 2011 and May 2012.

130318

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4124

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10318.

 

With No. 435 Squadron, CFB Namao, Alberta, when destroyed in a crash on 29 January 1989.  Crash-landed 300-600 feet short of the runway at night in -46deg C temperatures, at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.  9 fatalities, including 2 who died later in hospital, and 9 survivors.

 

last date: 9 May 1989 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130319

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4095

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10319.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Visited Malta on 12 June 2005.  Visited Europe in April 2006.  Still at CFB Trenton in October 2008, and March 2009.  Later deployed to Afghanistan, where it became the last CF Hercules based there, last in-country flight on 25 April 2011.  Left Afghanistan on 27 April 2011.  Had over 43,800 logged hours at that time.  Later based at Cyprus, still in use supporting Operation Archer (Canadian training support for Afghan Army).  Later returned to Trenton for use as a backup SAR aircraft, pending wing spar replacement.  Took part in evacuation of flood victims from Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan in June 2011.  Damaged right wing when it struck a building while taxiing at Points North Airfield on 2 June 2011.  Maintenance inspection completed at Cascade Aviation in February 2012, to No. 424 Squadron at CFB Trenton.  Still there in May 2012.  Visited Toronto Airport on 22 August 2012.  Reported still active April 2013, at Trenton.

130320

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4096

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10320.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta.  Visited Maastricht, Holland in October 1979.  Extensively damaged at Trenton in 1983 when it was hit by 130328 that had jumped its chocks during an engine run up.  Fortunately, there was no fire or injury and the aircraft was repaired.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Served with No. 424 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton, dates not known.  At SPAR facility at Edmonton International Airport (Nisku) in August 2006.  Back at CFB Trenton by October 2008.  Stored at Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford by 27 March 2011.  Time expired, probably held for spares.  Still there in January 2012.

130321

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4191

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10321.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991.  With No. 435 Squadron, 8 Wing, Trenton, when destroyed on 22 July 1993.  Crashed during LAPES (Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System) training at CFB Wainwright, Alberta.    5 fatalities and 4 survivors.  All LAPES operations in the Canadian Forces were permanently suspended shortly after this accident.

 

last date: 5 October 1993 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130322

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4192

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10322.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991.  With No. 435 Squadron when it crashed on 30 October 1991.  Crashed on approach to CFS Alert, Ellesmere Island, NWT.  5 fatalities, 13 survivors.  Took several days for survivors to be recovered, due to bad weather.  Wreckage still visible at crash site for several years.

 

last date: 25 November 1992 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130323

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4193

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10323.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Uplands, Ontario at integration.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  To CAE Aviation for overhaul in 1995.  Heavy snowfall accumulation on tail caused aircraft to tip onto its rear ramp with no apparent damage at Greenwood in the early morning on 14 November 2004.  To SPAR in Edmonton for overhaul in November 2005.  At CFB Greenwood with 413 Squadron in 2010.  To Cascade Aerospace at Abbotsford, BC for Periodic Inspection in June 2010.  Probably last inspection for this aircraft.  To No. 435 Squadron at CFB Winnipeg on 23 August 2010.  Seen at Trenton open house in June 2011.  Also on display at Hamilton air show the same month.  Withdrawn from use 23 January 2012, stored at CFB Trenton pending disposal.  Still there in May 2012.

130324

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4194

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10324.

 

With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta.  Modified with EW Suite for Gulf War in 1990.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Visited Edinburgh, UK on 16 March, and again on 21 March 2006.  Received cargo or spares from a Belgium AF Hercules before departing as CFC 2326.  Visited Manchester, UK as flight CF2353 on 16 October 2006.  Reported u/s at Whitehorse, Yukon on 1 February 2008.  Still at Trenton in August and October 2008.  At Cascade Aviation in Abbotsford in April 2009 for overhaul, reported with very little airframe time left.  Back to CFB Trenton in June 2010, kept as SAR reserve aircraft.  Stored at Trenton, in Flyable Status, by late 2010.  Officially time expired from 4 November 2010.  Stored at Cascade Aviation by 15 February 2011, still there in April 2012.

130325

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4285

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10325.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Took part in Operation Boxtop (annual re-supply of CFB Alert) in 1998.  Still at Trenton in June 2008.  Seen at Kandahar, Afghanistan in December 2009.  Stored at Cascade Aerospace at Abbotsford, BC as part of the Flyable Storage Program from 15 September 2010, still there in April 2012.

130326

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4286

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10326.

 

With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991.  Operated on behalf of UN in Ethiopia in November and December 1991.  With No. 435 Squadron, CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  To Chicoutimi, PQ on 8 April 2005.  Visited Prestwick Airport, UK, on 10 September 2005, together with 130334.  Still based at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 2005.  Last flight on 21 March 2006 at Abbotsford BC, reported with 42255 airframe time. Stored at Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, BC in summer of 2007 for use as a training aid.  Still in use as trainer in February 2009.  Still at Abbotsford in November 2009.  At Abbotsford in August 2010, wings removed, for use on 130332.  Engines also removed while at Cascade.  Aircraft transferred to CC130J program August 2010 for conversion to ground trainer.  Reported stored at Abbotsford, BC on 2 July 2011.

130327

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4288

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10327.

 

Visited Gilze Rijen, Holland in May/June 1974, in support of CF-104 detachment there.  Modified with EW Suite for Gulf War in 1990.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  Visited Kabul, Afghanistan on 29 July 2003.  Had close encounter with terrain on low level tactical departure that day for Camp Mirage, after leaving pre-planned track and entering box valley.  Bank angle limits exceed during exit from valley, resulting in buffet, no damage or injuries.  Subsequent investigation cited hurried planning and crew fatigue as contributing factors.  Visited Schipol, Holland on 19 April 2005.  Visited Europe in April 2006, using call sign C2AF3B.  Visited Toronto Island airport on 3 May 2006.  Delivered first Dutch troops to FOB (Forward Operating Base) Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan on 23 August 2006.  Operated by 436 Squadron crew assigned to Tactical Airlift Unit, Theatre Support Element, based at "secret location" in Middle East.  Seen at CFB Trenton in October 2008.  Seen at Alexandria, Louisiana on 2 and 4 December 2008, using call sign "Cougar".  Seen at Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2009.  Based at CFB Trenton by April 2011.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood in April 2012.  Reported at Trenton on 7 February 2013.

130328

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130E

Hercules

 

 

4289

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1970 - Renumbered from RCAF 10328.

 

Fitted with experimental satellite communication antenna 1978 through 1983.  Jumped chocks during engine run up at Trenton in 1983 and ran into 130320 causing extensive damage to both aircraft.  Fortunately, there was no fire or injury and aircraft was repaired.  Investigation revealed that brakes were not functioning on 130328, due to the auxiliary hydraulic system not being activated before the run up.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1991 and 1994.  On display at Royal International Air Tattoo, UK in 2000.  Still with No. 436 Squadron at that time.  Still based at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 2005.  Still at Trenton in August and October 2008.  At CFB Greenwood, NS with No. 413 Squadron in 2009 and 2010.  At Abbotsford for Periodic Inspection in September 2010. Probably last inspection for this aircraft.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS in April 2011.  Withdrawn from use when hours expired on 12 December 2011.  Still stored at CFB Greenwood in April 2012.

130329

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4553

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 October 1974 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 73-1589 issued for book keeping, no record of it actually being marked externally (does appear on serial plate).  Delivered to No. 435 Squadron on 26 September 1974.  Later served with No. 436 (T) Squadron.  Flew this squadron's first operational LAPES mission on 8 April 1982, when it delivered 64 drums of fuel near Eureka, NWT.  Crashed and destroyed during LAPES demonstration at CFB Namao, Alberta on 16 November 1982.  Crashed when load jammed in aircraft, with chute deployed.  7 fatalities.

 

last date: 28 June 1983 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130330

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4555

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 October 1974 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 73-1591 issued for book keeping, no record of it actually being marked externally (does appear on serial plate).  First CC-130 to receive a camouflage paint scheme in 1982. The variated camouflage consisted of three shades of grey called Grey Ghost.  It was the only aircraft to carry the three shades of grey, as all subsequent aircraft had the light grey replaced with green FS 34095.  Destroyed in mid air with 130331 on 29 March 1985 at CFB Namao, Alberta.  With No. 435 Squadron at Edmonton at the time.  6 fatalities on this aircraft.

 

last date: 14 January 1986 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130331

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4559

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 November 1974 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 73-1593 issued for book keeping, no record of it actually being marked externally (does appear on serial plate).  Destroyed in mid air with 130330, near CFB Namao, Alberta on 29 March 1985.  With No. 435 Squadron at this time.  4 fatalities on this aircraft.

 

last date: 14 January 1986 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

130332

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4568

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 March 1975 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 73-1596 issued for book keeping, no record of it actually being marked externally (does appear on serial plate).  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  Back to No. 435 Squadron by 1995.  With 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in January 2006.  At Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, BC for overhaul in summer of 2007.  Visited Alexandria, Louisiana in October 2007, as part of a Green Flag Exercise, call sign "Cougar 11".  Still at Trenton in May 2009.  Outer wings received from 130326, on 28 October 2008. Refurbished center wing being installed at Cascade Aviation at Abbotsford, summer 2010 to spring 2011.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood in April 2012.

130333

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4574

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 March 1975 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 73-1599 issued for book keeping, no record of it actually being marked externally (does appear on serial plate).  Used in Operation morning Light (search for Soviet nuclear satellite debris) in northwest Territories in January 1978.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  Operated on behalf of UN in Ethiopia in November and December 1991.  With No. 436 Squadron at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1994.  Back to No. 435 Squadron by 1995.  Based at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 2005.  Visited RAF Brize Norten, and RAF Lyneham, UK on 24 July 2006.  Seen at Prestwick, UK in March 2007.  Received outer wings from 130317 in August 2009.  Seen at Hamilton, Ontario on 4 November 2009.  Reported in use as a simulator at Trenton in March 2011.  Scheduled for wing centre section replacement at Cascade Aerospace in spring of 2011.  Damaged in June 2011 at Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan during evacuation of civilians from wild fires.  Clipped a building while taxiing, repaired on site several weeks later.  Reported back at Cascade Aviation in April 2012 for further work, scheduled completion was September 2012.  Reported used as training aid at Trenton on April 2013.

130334

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4994

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1985 - Taken on strength

 

Bought direct from Lockheed along with 130335, as replacements for 130312 and 130329.  Identified as a CC-130H84 for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton by 1995.  Visited Malta on 26 July 2005.  Visited Prestwick Airport, UK, on 10 September 2005, together with 130326.  Still based at Trenton in October 2008.  Visited Edmonton International Airport on 30 November 2008.  Still operational April 2009.  Visited Dorval airport in Montreal in March 2010.  With No. 413 Squadron at CFB Greenwood in April 2012.

130335

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4995

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1985 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H84 for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton by 1995.  Visited Prestwick, UK on 6 December 2005, and Manchester, UK in May 2006.  Seen at Yellowknife, NWT on 22 March 2008.  Seen at Edmonton City airport and at CFB Trenton in October 2008.  Seen at Alexandria, Louisiana on 2 December 2008.  At Trenton in May 2009, fitted with SAR rear cabin door.  Visited Saskatoon on 26 November 2009.  Seen at Kandahar, Afghanistan in December 2009.  On display at St. Thomas, Ontario air show in June 2011.  With No. 424 Squadron at CFB Trenton in April 2012.

130336

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4580

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 November 1986 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H73 for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Acquired second hand from Abu Dhabi AF, their serial 1211.  Purchase arranged through Marshalls of Cambridge, UK.  US registration N4246M carried for ferry flights.  Delivered to CAE at Edmonton, Alberta for Canadianization modifications.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  Operated for UN in Sudan in March 1993, with large Canadian flags marked on lower wing surface.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton by 1995.  Visited Malta in January 2005.  Visited Newcastle, UK on 17 July 2007.  Still at Trenton in August and October 2008.  Fitted with outer wings from 130314 at Cascade Aerospace by 15 February 2009.  Still at Trenton in July 2009.  Visited Toronto Airport on 22 August 2012.

130337

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

4584

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 November 1986 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H73 for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Acquired second hand from Abu Dhabi AF, their serial 1212.  Purchase arranged through Marshalls of Cambridge, UK.  US registration N4247M used for ferry flights.  Delivered to CAE at Edmonton, Alberta for Canadianization modifications.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton (Namao), Alberta in 1991.  Carried UN supplies to Kigali, Rwanda on 6 August 1994.  With No. 8 Wing at CFB Trenton by 1995.  Based at CFB Trenton, Ontario in 2005.  Seen doing touch and goes at Kitchener/ Waterloo airport on 25 May 2006.  Visited RAF Brize Norten, UK on 3 September 2006, and Lyneham, UK on 18 September 2006.  Visited Liverpool, UK in February 2007.  At Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, BC for overhaul in summer of 2007.  On display at Abbotsford, BC air show, August 2007.  Still based at Trenton in October 2008.  Seen in UK in January 2009, low level training flights using call sign "Trucker 6".  At Cascade Aerospace January 2010 for major overhaul and replacement of outer wings using panels from 130311.  With No. 424 Squadron at CFB Trenton in April 2012.

130338

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

5175

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1991 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H90 or H90(T) for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Designations KCC-130H is unofficial, designated as CC-130H(T) for engineering purposes.  Converted to air-to-air tanker configuration by Northwest Industries, Edmonton, Alberta and assigned to 435(T&R) Squadron based at CFB Namao, Edmonton AB in 1992.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  Moved to CFB Winnipeg with this unit in 1994.  Still with this unit in 1995, and 2005 at CFB Winnipeg.  Fuel imbalance caused the aircraft to slowly tilt onto its left wing during an overnight stop at CFS Alert, Nunavut on 24 November 2005.  Minor damage to wing tip.  Took part in training exercises at Key West NAS, Florida in March 2012, operated by 435 Squadron.  Still active at Winnipeg in January 2013.

130339

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

5177

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1991 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H90 or H90(T) for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Converted to tanker configuration by Northwest Industries, Edmonton, Alberta.  Started operation trials as tanker in 1999, with No. 435 (TT) Squadron.  Designations KCC-130H and CC-130H(T) are unofficial.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  Moved to CFB Winnipeg with this unit in 1994.  Still with this unit in 1995.  Used to prototype the Spar/CAE Avionic Update Program (AUP), with testing from Edmonton International Airport from September 1997 to February 1998.  To CF for in service testing on 21 April 1998.  Visited Winnipeg, Manitoba in June 2006.  Seen at Yellowknife air show in February 2008.  To NAS Pensacola, Florida in September 2008, with No. 435 Squadron crew, fitted with tanker pods.  Still operational in February 2009 at CFB Winnipeg.  Seen at Canadian Warplanes Heritage Museum in Hamilton on 26 to 28 August 2011, possibly in preparation for transfer of an older Hercules to this museum.  Took part in Canadian National Airshow at Toronto in September 2012.  Still active at Winnipeg in April 2013.

130340

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

5189

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 February 1991 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H90 or H90(T) for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Converted to tanker configuration by Northwest Industries, Edmonton, Alberta.  Designations KCC-130H and CC-130H(T) are unofficial.  With No. 435 (T&R) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  Moved to CFB Winnipeg with this unit in 1994.  Still with this unit in 1995.  At SPAR, Edmonton Municipal Airport, for overhaul in August 2006.  Still there August 2007.  Visited Alexandria, Louisiana in October 2007, as part of a Green Flag Exercise, call sign "Cougar 12".  Reported with No. 435 Squadron in May 2009 at CFB Winnipeg.  Deployed from Italian AFB Trapani, Sicily in July and August 2011, providing air-to-air refuelling support for NATO and other country air assets during Operation Mobile over Libya.  Still active at Winnipeg in March 2013.

130341

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

5200

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 March 1991 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H90 or H90(T) for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Converted to tanker configuration by Northwest Industries, Edmonton, Alberta.  Designations KCC-130H and CC-130H(T) are unofficial.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  Moved to CFB Winnipeg with this unit in 1994.  Still with this unit in 1995.  With 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in January 2006.  Visited Brize Norten, UK in December 2006.  Visited Nassau, Bahamas in March 2009.  With No. 435 Squadron at Winnipeg when it dropped SAR Techs onto the ice off Coral Harbour, Nunavut on 9 November 2009, to rescue a stranded hunter.  Seen at Abbotsford in late 2009, probably for overhaul by Cascade Aviation.  Assigned to 8 Wing at CFB Trenton in October 2009, still there in June 2010.  To Trapini-Birgi AFB in Italy in spring of 2011, as tanker support for Operation Mobile (Canadian contribution to UN operations over Libya).  Seen at Malaga in July 2011, along with several CF-18s.  At CFB Trenton in May 2012.  Still active at Winnipeg in April 2013.

130342

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H

Hercules

 

 

5207

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1991 - Taken on strength

 

Identified as a CC-130H90 or H90(T) for maintenance purposes, based on year of build.  Converted to tanker configuration by Northwest Industries, Edmonton, Alberta.  Designations KCC-130H and CC-130H(T) are unofficial.  With No. 435 Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1994.  Moved to CFB Winnipeg with this unit in 1994.  Still with this unit in 1995.  Seen doing touch and goes at CFB Winnipeg in 2007.  Visited Norman Wells, NWT on 27 July 2010.  To Trapini-Birgi AFB in Italy in spring of 2011, as tanker support for Operation Mobile (Canadian contribution to UN operations over Libya).  Damaged by  fire in aft fuselage on take off during training exercise from Naval Air Station Key West, Florida on 21 February 2102.  Landed safely, no injuries, large hole burnt in upper rear fuselage.  Initial reports suggest fire was caused by leak in high pressure oxygen line.  Aircraft was still at Key West in April 2012, while feasibility of repair was being reviewed.  Reported at Winnipeg in June 2012, not confirmed.

130343

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H-30

Hercules

 

L100-30

5307

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 May 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Bought direct from Lockheed along with 130344 as commercial L100-30 aircraft.  Acquired as crash replacements for 130321 and 130322.  US registration N41030 used for initial tests.  Modified to CC-130H(30) military standard by Spar Aerospace at Edmonton, Alberta. Assigned to  No. 8 Wing, CFB Trenton in May 1997.  Fly in repair to Spar at Edmonton on 17 October 2001, for tail strike damage.  Visited Malta on 27 May 2005.  Passed through Shannon, Ireland on 28 July 2006.  Visited RAF Brize Norten, UK on 3 September 2006, with 130337.  Seen at Prestwick, UK on 29 August 2008, en route to Malta.  Category C damage on 13 March 2008, in tail strike at Kandahar airfield.  Category C damage again on 26 April 2008, at Abbotsford, BC.  Rudder lower hinge jammed during rudder removal, broke free damaging vertical stabilizer, rudder hinge support and rudder skin.  Operated relief flights between Dorval airport in Montreal and Haiti in January 2010, following earthquake in Haiti.  Prototype Engine Instrument Display System (EIDS) installed by Cascade Aerospace, May 2010.  In use at Trenton in March 2011.  Detached to St. Thomas, Ontario on 8 March 2011, for SARTECH jump training.  Still active at Trenton in April 2013.

130344

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130H-30

Hercules

 

L100-30

5320

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 May 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Bought direct from Lockheed along with 130344 as commercial L100-30 aircraft.  Acquired as crash replacements for 130321 and 130322.  US registration N4080M used for initial tests.  Modified to CC-130H(30) military standard by Spar Aerospace at Edmonton, Alberta. Assigned to  No. 8 Wing, CFB Trenton in May 1997.    Category C damage on 12 July 2001, when the rear fuselage contacted Runway 24 during touch and goes at CFB Trenton.  Training flight was conducted by No. 426 Squadron.  Visited Manchester, UK in December 2005, as flight "Canforce 2636".  At Manchester again on 15 April 2006, as "Canforce 2641".  At SPAR, Edmonton Municipal Airport, August 2007.  To UK in October 2007, as "Canforce 2440".  Spent the night at Prestwick, UK on 4/5 February 2008, as Flight CFC2303.  Category C damage at Kandahar airfield on 28 July 2008, tail strike on landing.  Still at Trenton in August and October 2008.  Visited Edmonton International Airport on 30 November 2008.  To Cascade Aerospace at Abbotsford for Periodic Inspection in June 2010.  Tail strike during landing at Thunder Bay, Ontario in October 2010.  Temporary repairs performed on site by mobile party from Cascade Aerospace, then flown to Abbotsford for further repairs on 3 November 2010.  Detached to St. Thomas, Ontario on 30 March 2011, for SARTECH jump training.  Seen at Brussels in May 2011.  With No. 424 Squadron at CFB Trenton in April 2012.  Still active at Trenton in March 2013.

130601

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5626

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 2010 - Delivery to CFB Trenton

 

Fuselage sections joined in September 2009.  Fully painted in Canadian colours by 11 January 2010.  First flight on 3 March 2010, at Marietta, Georgia.  Delivery had been scheduled for May 2010, but slipped to June.  Delivered to CFB Trenton, Ontario on 4 June 2010, for use by No. 436 Squadron.  Seen at Prestwick, UK on 27 March 2011.  At Prestwick again on 26 June 2011, en route to Trapani, Sicily.  Seen at Dublin, Ireland on 6 February 2012.  Passed through Prestwick, UK on 31 March 2012.

130602

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5627

 

 

 

 

first date: August 2010 - Delivered to Trenton

 

Fuselage sections joined in September 2009.  Delivery scheduled for June 2010, but slipped to August 2010.  With No. 436 Squadron at Trenton by August 2010.  Seen at Prestwick, UK on 3 July 2011.  Seen at Alexandria, Louisiana on 21 August 2012.

130603

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5635

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 November 2010 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

Reported under test in Georgia on 9 July 2010.  Still undergoing manufacturer's tests at Marietta, Georgia in October 2010.  To Malta via Lyneham, UK in February 2011, on stand by to evacuate civilians from Libya.  Seen at Prestwick several times in late March 2011, in support of Operation Mobile, Canada's contribution to UN actions against Libya.

130604

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5636

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 August 2010 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

Under test by manufacturer in late July 2010.  In service at CFB Trenton by September 2010.  Back to Lockheed at Marietta in October 2010.  To Malta via Lyneham, UK in February 2011, on stand by to evacuate civilians from Libya.

130605

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5637

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 September 2010 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

Under test at Marietta, Georgia by August 2010.  In service from day of delivery.  Seen at Prestwick several times in late March 2011, in support of Operation Mobile, Canada's contribution to UN actions against Libya.  Passed through Linton, UK on 26 May 2011.

130606

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5649

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 2011 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

Arrived at Trenton at 16:10 on 21 February 2011, for No. 436 (T) Squadron.  Seen at Prestwick several times in late March 2011, in support of Operation Mobile, Canada's contribution to UN actions against Libya.  Dropped Skyhawks demo team at Borden air show in June 2012.

130607

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5650

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 2011 - Delivered to Trenton

130608

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5651

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 February  2011 - Delivered to Trenton, ahead of schedule

 

Seen at Prestwick several times in late March 2011, in support of Operation Mobile, Canada's contribution to UN actions against Libya.  Seen at Windsor, Ontario airport on 13 February 2012.

130609

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5652

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 May 2011 - Delivered to Trenton

 

First flight 12 February 2011, at Marietta, Georgia.  Displayed at open house at Trenton in June 2011.

130610

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5664

 

 

 

 

first date: summer 2011 - Scheduled delivery

 

First flight 3 July 2011, at Marietta, Georgia.  Seen at CFB Trenton in May 2012.  Visited Prestwick, UK on 10 June 2012.

130611

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5665

 

 

 

 

first date: July 2011 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

First flight 23 June 2011, at Marietta, Georgia.

130612

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5666

 

 

 

 

first date: 2011 - Scheduled delivery

 

First flight 17 July 2011, at Marietta, Georgia.  At CFB Trenton by 6 October 2011.  Seen at Windsor, Ontario airport on 10 February 2012.

130613

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5667

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 2011 - Delivered to CFB Trenton

 

First flight in Georgia on 28 July 2011.  Last CC-130 delivery for 2011.

130614

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5687

 

 

 

 

first date: 2012 - Scheduled delivery

130615

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5688

 

 

 

 

first date: 2012 - Scheduled delivery

 

Manufacturer testing underway in Georgia by March 2012.  Seen at Prestwick, UK on 24 June 2012.

130616

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5689

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 April 2012 - Left Marietta on delivery flight to CFB Trenton

 

At final production line station by December 2011.  Manufacturer testing underway in Georgia by March 2012.  Operational at CFB Trenton by May 2012.  Seen at Alexandria, Louisiana on 21 August 2012.

130617

Lockheed

 

CC-130

CC-130J

Hercules

 

 

5690

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 2012 - Taken on strength at Marietta, Georgia

 

At final production line station by December 2011.  Rolled out, in primer, 12 January 2012.  Left paint shop by 24 January 2012.  Manufacturer testing underway in Georgia by March 2012.  Arrived at CFB Trenton on 11 May 2012.


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