RAF Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 (C4) Livery

Hi IFC

As some of you maybe aware the Royal Air Force Mk5 (C5) variant of the C-130J is coming to end of it’s service life. This feature request has been made to recognise and show some appreciation to the remainder of the RAF fleet comprised of C-130J Mk4 (C4), being the main workhorse of the fleet.

It would be great to have this J-30 Model Livery represented in game, as it will be the variant that see’s out final years of the types service within the RAF.

Hercules C4 is operated XXIV, 47 & 206 Squadrons based at Royal Air Force Brize Norton. The RAF took delivery of the first C-130J in November 1999. The aircraft was initially employed in the Air Transport role, flying freight and passengers to destinations including the Balkans, the Middle East and Sierra Leone. The Tactical Air Transport role performed by RAF C-130J enables the fleet to fly low-level by day and night, drop paratroops at low-level and at high altitude, drop freight and stores using a variety of methods, and land on natural surface strips.

Some Snaps of the mighty C4

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Some footage of the C4 in action, would be great to see this in game!

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Following recent news about the RAF’s C-130J fleet retirement in 2023, it would be great to have this livery added to C-130J-30 model. I couldn’t think of a better way to give the type a good send off.

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ZH869 climbing out of RAF Brize Norton, another reason why this livery is much needed for C-130J-30 model in game.

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https://www.instagram.com/p/CMwGm-MBpwe/?igshid=1debvr7q4smd3

Nice picture of the C4 in action at Brize

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ASCOT (RRR) 155
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Through the Mach Loop 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Yesterday

Who wants to try this, in a C4 livery in game?

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Another reason why we need this livery in game for the J-30

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Bump this up again for @HercDriver206

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Great snaps of the Mk4 recently at Brize, would be lovely to have it in game.



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Great to see the Mk4’s on Exercise in Jordan 🇯🇴, much needed livery required for C-130J-30 model in IF. The Mk4 is the the true workhorse of fleet.




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Mk4 Para Dropping

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47 Sqn RAF - light stores drop over Salisbury Plain Training Area last year.

Would be great to have this livery in game, seeing there being retired next March.

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This livery is a must

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Agreed, shouldn’t be hard to implement. Seeing the shorter (Mk5) model in already in game.

Some awesome shots of RAF C-130J Mk4 from last week. Courtesy of the RAF photographers. Would be awesome to have this livery on the J-30 model. To pair it with it’s little sibling the Mk5, which is already in game.







(PS would go nicely with the new K loaders that are being introduced into IF)

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Superb picture of ZH866 going through the Mach loop back in 2018. Would be awesome to have the standard C4 livery, it would really help to expand the J-30 fleet in game & the fleet of 47 Sqn EAF. Currently we have to operate the variant under the RDAF livery, so having this we could finally operate it authentically.

I would really like to start seeing some additional military liveries in game, apart from the regular commercial ones implemented consistently in the sim.

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Some footage from, march 21 of an RAF C-130J C4 in the circuit at BZZ. By March 23 all the RAF’s fleet will be retired.

By having a livery in IF representing this variant, would be great way to remember this workhorse of the RAF.

Long live BERT!

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