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WC-130H Hercules

Primary Function Weather reconnaissance
Contractor Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Power Plant 4x Allison turboprop engines; T-56-A-15
Length 99 feet, 4 inches (30.10 meters)
Height 38 feet, 6 inches (11.67 meters)
Takeoff Weight (Maximum) 155,000 pounds (69,750 kilograms)
Wingspan 132 feet, 6 inches (40.15 meters)
Range 4,000 miles (3,478 nautical miles)
Ceiling 33,000 feet (10,000 meters)
Endurance Can stay aloft 18 hours at 300-plus miles/hour (480 kilometers/hour)
Speed 350-plus miles/hour (Mach 0.46; 304 knots/hour)
Crew 6: pilot, co-pilot, navigator, flight engineer, aerial reconnaissance weather officer and dropsonde system operator

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