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The two KC-130 Hercules of the Peruvian Air Force take off from Saragossa to Lima

Finally, the KC-130H for the FAP (Peruvian Air Force) took off from Zaragoza Air Base at 12 noon today. You will make stopovers at the airports of Gran Canaria (GCLP), Amilcar Cabral (GVAC) in Cape Verde, Cayena-Rochambeau (SOCA) in Guyana and Ernesto Cortissoz (SKBQ) in Barranquilla (Colombia) to finally arrive in Jorge Chvez (Colombia) ) to land SPJC) in Lima (Peru). Upon arrival in Peru, the KC-130H will be assigned to Air Group No. 8, whose flight crews and maintenance personnel received the appropriate training in mid-November. By installing the KC-130H, the Peruvian Air Force will not only be able to increase the passenger transport and evacuation capacities necessary to deal with the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, but also be able to return after nearly two decades of aerial refueling operations with the Cessna A-37B, the Mirage 2000 and the MiG-29SMP.

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