USAF Readies For C-130 Engine Upgrade Tests

Credit: Credit: Ted Carlson
LOS ANGELES — Flight tests of a fuel-saving upgrade to the Rolls-Royce T56 are set to begin at Edwards AFB, Calif., in July. The modified engine will be fitted to an Air National Guard-operated Lockheed Martin C-130H and is aimed at demonstrating flying qualities data as well as verifying overall...

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