First Flight For Canada’s New Airlifter
MARIETTA, Ga., 03/04/2010 -- The first Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] CC-130J Super Hercules for Canada completed its first flight, March 3, 2010. The aircraft is the first of 17 CC-130Js and will be delivered in summer 2010. Deliveries will be completed through 2012. The CC-130J Super Hercules will give Canada increased airlift capability with an aircraft that has greater range, power and reliability over previous C-130 models. Canada is one of 12 countries that have now ordered the Super Hercules, in demand worldwide thanks to its mission flexibility and capability.