Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules 65th Anniversary Fly-In / Fly-Out & Balbo Flypast
To Celebrate 65th Anniversary of the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules First Flight @VR-206sqn-RAF would like to invite the IFC to take part in this Special Event to commemorate this Milestone of the
The Fly-In & Fly-Out will take place at Hollywood Burbank Airport KBUR. Formally the site of the Lockheed Burbank Facility & Bob Hope Airport, which staged the first Test Flight of the YC-130 Prototype.
The Event will be a C-130 Only event & will have two options for participants to choose to take part in.
Option 1: To Fly Out & depart on Route to Lockheed Martin’s C-130 Plant 6 at Dobbins ARB KMGE in Marietta, Georgia
(however If preferred you can choose a route of your own).
Option 2: To take part in the Balbo Flypast which will follow the route of the YC-130’s First Test Flight. It will depart KBUR (Burbank) and will initially form up over Santa Monica Bay before vectoring over to KLAX (Los Angles Int’l) for a Flypast and then transitioning over to its final waypoint to KEDW (Edwards AFB) where the formation will conduct a
Run & Break to Land.
The event will commence with an arrivals slot for any participants Flying In before it is due to start. Then Event will start with the departures of any participants taking part in Option 1 (Routes), followed by the participants taking part in
Option 2 (Balbo Formation).
Time: Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00 PM
Participants / Ramp Allocations:
Gate A1: @VR-206sqn-RAF:
RAF C-130J - Comet 65 (FP) “Formation Lead”
Gate A2: @Marcel001: C-130J - M-CEL (FP)
Gate A3: @Jesse_Clark - TBC
Gate A4: @Hodders: C-130J - TBC
Gate A5: @Finley_Skaggs: C-130H - Air Force 505
Gate A6: @morgan99: C-130J-30 - Canforce 130 (FP)
(If you would like take part, please specify C-130 variant & Callsign / which option you will be partaking in)