CC-130J Hercules fact sheet

The CC-130J Hercules tactical airlifter is used for a wide range of missions, including troop transport, tactical airlift and aircrew training.

It can land and airdrop heavy loads of equipment, supplies and personnel into hostile environments. The J‑model Hercules can operate from unpaved airstrips in active operations and carry up to 92 fully equipped paratroopers or 128 passengers.

The J‑model is the newest Hercules model flown by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Length 34.37 m
Wingspan 40.38 m
Height 11.81 m
Maximum gross weight 79,380 kg
Maximum speed 660 km/h
Range 6,852 km
Location Trenton, Ont.
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