by Mike Quan
Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules
scale C-130H Hercules is available online from
Here is my RAAF C-130J-30
in 1/48 scale. After seeing one of the first RAAF C-130J-30 at an open
day at Sydney Airport I decided I would construct a RAAF version of this
This kit started as an Italeri 1/48th C-130J. The kit is of the standard
Herc so I used 'plugs' to increase the size of the fuselage forward and
aft of the main wing.
Armed with photos from the open day and material from Lockheed Martin,
extra detail was added to the cockpit and inside of the main fuselage.
To finish off the model I added engines, lights and fibre optics running
from an old Tamyia battery pack which plugs into a port under the
The figures came from the Hasagawa 1/48 USAF aircrew.
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