727200er From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2561 times:
While it could be a workable thing, especially with the A-10s massive lifting ability and fantastic manouverability. (Is it obvious that I'm a fan? ) There would probably be a number of safety issues. I would love to see them dropping fire suppressant on a big fire.
"they who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only at night" - Edgar Allen Poe
L-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30262 posts, RR: 57
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2443 times:
Would this be, Jim "Ground it" Hall's commision.
The day he got the hell of the NTSB was a day the darkness was lifted a little on aviation.
I am going to love to find out where the forest service is going to get all their big tankers now. Russian and Canadian tankers are too expensive or have too short of support chains, and to design something new will be too expesive.
Why is it that a 747 conversion is safe but a C-130 isn't?
Answer: it isn't, At least in anybody but Jimmys mind.
OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.