Thursday, 21 April 2016

USAF tests fuel-saving winglets on MC-130J Commando II aircraft

The USAF 413th Flight Test Squadron, based at Eglin AFB, Florida, recently started flight of C-130 Hercules military airlifter fitted with "fuel-saving" winglets, the USAF announced on April 19, 2016. Lockheed Martin originally lead the program, but abandoned it three years ago.
A modified MC-130J waits for its next mission at Eglin AFB
(Credit: USAF/Samuel King Jr)
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