Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft makes its international debut at the 2017 International Paris Air Show. The aircraft will be on static display June 19-21.

The LM-100J represents the 17th different mission capability for the C-130J Super Hercules platform and is an updated version of the L-100 cargo aircraft, which Lockheed Martin produced from 1964-1992. The LM-100J made its first flight on May 25, 2017.

Here’s a video from the 2011 Paris show where the military version strutted it’s stuff.

Too bad there was no video taken from the open back door!  While the civilian LM-100J will not need to perform like this, it is amazing to know that it can.  This is surely one of the world’s greatest aircraft.

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