The HC-130P/N is the only dedicated fixed-wing combat search-and-rescue platform in the Air Force inventory. This extended-range version of the C-130 Hercules is utilized in personnel-recovery missions in all weather, humanitarian operations and spaceflight support for NASA. Air-to-air refueling can be done at night for up to two helicopters at the same time. Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft Corp.; Number of crew: 10 Maximum; Speed: 289 mph; Range: At least 4,000 miles; Ceiling: 33,000 feet

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