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Busy Day At Wright-Pat AFB?  
User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Posted (11 years 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2164 times:

Today there has been about 35-45 C-141, KC-135, KC-10's, C5's, that have been flying over my school. Typically we only get 10-15 planes that fly over daily. Any reason why we got triple+ the normal amount? Is it related to 9-11? Or just a coincidence?


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User currently offlineAvObserver From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 2472 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2057 times:

Possibly, the military heightened its' alert status for 9/11 and activated additional units, requiring extra transport and tanker support. That's just a guess, I've never been in the military. I was At Wright-Patterson 2 months ago as part of a visit to the AF Museum, it's quite a place. Lots of new construction at the base, I was told it's a new archives section-it's HUGE!

User currently offlineN1641 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 220 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1998 times:

no reason, but it has been busier lately, mosts 135's and 141's you see here are doing multiple approaches, its rare to have more then 1 135 in the pattern, just the same one over and over

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