61st Airlift Squadron Receives C-130J Super Hercules
MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 5, 2013 – The 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., received another C-130J Super Hercules, which was ferried today from the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] plant here.
Maj. Gen. Timothy Zadalis, commander, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Scott Air Force Base, Ill., flew the Super Hercules (Lockheed Martin aircraft serial number 5736) to Little Rock AFB. Zadalis is a command pilot who has flown seven aircraft variants, including the C-130.
The 61st AS, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part of the 19th Airlift Wing that is assigned to Air Mobility Command.
Lockheed Martin photo by Andrew McMurtrie.