IAF's 'Super Hercules' transporter lands at Jammu

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  1. happy

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    IAF's 'Super Hercules' transporter lands at Jammu - Rediff.com India News

    Is the IAF just testing its capabilities or is it showing off?? I bet it must be warning China & Pakistan not to meddle with it.
     
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    can this be done on a full load?
     
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    maybe. iaf is showing that it is capable of transporting troops to any type of terrain......
     
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    Try it yourself:

    Just Flight Support - C-130 Hercules

    OK, just kidding. I am not at all knowledgeable about the JATO system, but I would guess JATO with full load would cause enormous stress on the aircraft.

    But Wiki says:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JATO

    Even so, the C-130 in the video can't be overloaded, given its trajectory.
     
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