How did the C130 firefighting plane come to be the symbol of the US military?

The C130 is the only major military aircraft that can fly with a firefighting unit on board.

In the 1970s, the plane was developed to help the US battle wildfires in the Southeast Asia region.

It is now the most popular military aircraft in the US, flying over 4,000 missions a day.

But its legacy is also controversial.

Here are some things you might not know about the plane and why it might be under fire.


It has no fire extinguisher.

The plane has no extinguisher, no tank, and no parachute.

The engine and the wings have to be put in an emergency mode before takeoff.

The engines burn at temperatures of around 10,000 degrees Celsius.

The fuel tanks are not attached to the fuselage and are not able to hold fuel.

The wings have been damaged in the fires.

The aircraft has been involved in several crashes, including one in which a bomb exploded.


The C-130 was originally designed for special forces.

It was originally built for the military’s special operations forces, which includes special operations teams such as the Delta Force.

But it also flew to Afghanistan to support a mission that involved bombing Taliban positions.

In 2016, it crashed on an international flight in Pakistan, killing all on board and injuring nearly 400.


In recent years, the C-13, also known as the Black Hawk, has become more widely used for aerial surveillance.

The military has also bought more than 10,500 C130s, making it the largest military air transport fleet in the world.

It’s also the largest private aircraft ownership in the United States, with more than 1,100 private owners.


It can carry up to six people.

The USAF says the C132 can carry five people, which is less than the 7-person capacity of the C737, which was the first Boeing aircraft to fly in the Middle East.

The 747 can carry about 8,000 people.


The firefighting equipment is in the nose.

The nose of the plane is covered with two layers of firefighting gear, a protective layer and a fire extinguishing system.

It also has a radio, smoke detectors, and a camera that can monitor the flames.

The system is supposed to stay on for 30 minutes before needing to be replaced.


The pilot can fly the plane from a runway.

It requires a pilot and the C6G model of the aircraft to land.

The planes first landing took place at Los Angeles International Airport in 2007.


The jet has a lot of engines.

The first C-17 was built with eight engines.

But the C134 is the largest engine, and it has about 100,000 cylinders.


The cockpit canopy can be removed.

The canopy can also be removed from the C131, but it is designed to be used from the cockpit.


The pilots can use their eyes to see out of the cockpit, and there is a camera on the ground.


The airplane can be refueled.

The crew can refuel it in the middle of the night, and then they can return to the base for repairs and re-supply.


The captain can use a radio for communication.

There is also a radio link that can be used for calls between the pilot and his ground crew.


The passengers can sit on the floor in the cabin.


The flight deck has a ceiling of around 1,500 meters.

The seats are made from steel, and the cabin is made of steel as well.


There are no toilets.


The cabin is designed for up to 40 passengers.

There will be a cabin crew, a flight instructor, and two flight attendants.


The entire cabin has a power supply that runs for eight hours.


There’s a bathroom, a galley, and several compartments.

The galley is the smallest.


There aren’t any seats in the cockpit to accommodate people with disabilities.


The only seating available is for the pilot.

The cowls on the top of the wings can be folded forward to a comfortable position.


There isn’t an emergency exit, but passengers can call for help from the ground, the ground crew can evacuate people, and an emergency landing can be made from the runway.