The NCAR C-130 is a versatile and capable research platform that carries a wide variety of scientific payloads. The C-130 has a 10-hour flight endurance, a 2,900 nautical mile range at up to 27,000 ft, and a payload capacity of up to 13,000 lbs. In addition to standard thermodynamic, microphysics and radiation sensors, the C-130 has a roomy fuselage payload area (414 ft2) and many versatile inlets and optical ports. The aircraft carries instruments and sensors in pods and pylons on both wings. The C130 can carry advanced EOL and community instrumentation.
The finished model has a 33″ wingspan and includes detailed Landing Gear components, extended range Wing Fuel tanks, outer Wing Pods, and external Sensor accessories.
Also includes optional parts for open Engine inspection panels.
Paper Model Details: over 300 parts on 28 pages with illustrated Instructions and Build Tips pages.
Recessed Landing Gear wells, detailed Landing gear, optional Wing Fuel Tanks
Historically accurate markings and paint scheme.
Fuselage bulkheads and Joiner Strips.
Skill level 4/5