Aviation Photo #1655600 Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules C5 (L-382) - UK - Air Force

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Cross winds gusting to 25kts, pouring with rain and freezing cold perfect conditions for a day on the beach! RAF C130's have to work in all conditions and land on very different surfaces
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    Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules C5 (L-382)
    Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules (L-382/100)
    Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules (L-382/100)
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    Pembrey Sands
    Wales
    United Kingdom
    January 2010
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Anonymous
7 years ago
Weird. Is this a landing? Then it was a nose wheel landing. If not, how comes the main gear is not on the ground?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Where is it landing exactly?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Doesn't exactly look like a runway. more like a square or something.
Anonymous
7 years ago
It's probably doing a "bump and go" with 100% flap. with this much flap and take off power the initial attitude is very flat, so, the photo probably shows the take off (not a nose wheel landing)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Reminds me of that Top Gear Episode, in which they went to the beach with 3 cars and Richard Hammond landed in a C130 on the beach and drove a Jag out the plane. Awesome dynamic photo, I love it.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow!! It's not a landing, it's a nose wheelie!

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