Lockheed Martin Debuts Civil LM-100J Hercules Transport at Paris Air Show 2017
Lockheed Martin’s C-130J Hercules-derived LM-100J commercial freighter made its debut at the Paris Air Show this year, with the first flight taking place less than a month earlier. Lockheed has previously offered a civil version of the older, shorter-fuselage Hercules called the L-100, but production ended in 1992. Many of those aircraft are still in operation today. The multi-role LM-100J is expected to complete a variety of delivery missions involving bulky and oversize cargo. It can also operate to and from short or unprepared airfields, without ground support equipment.