NEW AL-MUTHANNA AIR BASE, Iraq — An Iraqi Air Force C-130 Hercules touches down at a base west of Baghdad as Iraqi pilots and their American instructors watch from the runway — a graceful landing for the bulky four-turboprop airlifter, one of several now owned by Iraq.

  • Please enable JavaScript for your browser in order to use airforcetimes.com.com.
Want to read more?
Current Subscribers
Access to Air Force Times Prime is free for current Air Force Times subscribers.
Log in
Haven't registered online?
Activate Account
New Subscribers
Start your subscription to Air Force Times Prime for as little as 59¢ a week!
Subscribe
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.