C-130J Features

Features and Technological Improvements on the C-130J include:

  • Provisions for Auxiliary Crew Member Station
  • Ergonomically Designed Cockpit
  • Interchangeable Panel Layout
  • Soft Panels
  • Advanced Communications and Navigation System
  • New Electrical System
  • 1553B Data Bus Architecture
  • Integrated Diagnostic System
  • Head-Up Display (Dual) – Certified Primary Flight Instrument
  • 250 KIAS Airdrop Speed Ramp and Door
  • Single Cross-Ship Fuel Manifold
  • Defensive Systems
  • Air Traffic & Ground Collision Avoidance Systems
  • Enhanced Cargo Handling System
  • Colour Digital Map Display
  • Colour Weather Radar/Ground Mapping Radar
  • Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) Compatible (Flight Deck and Cargo Compartment)
  • Full-Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC)

Please refer to the C-130J Pocket Guide for detailed information on the C-130J’s many new features.