Wyoming ANG’s special C-130H with eight blade propellers returns home

A modified C-130H assigned to Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing made a brief stop at its Cheyenne home base on Jan. 6 while on the way to Florida for testing.

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Photo: 153rd Airlift Wing

The transport is special as it has been modified eight blade propellers for each of its four engines. The powerplant has been upgraded to the Rolls-Royce T56 Series 3.5 standard. The propeller controls are now electronic as well.

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