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C-40 Question, Airstsirs  
User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 11
Posted (9 years 10 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2561 times:


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as ssen above, the C-9 has two sets of airstairs on it, one in the tail and on on the nose door. does the C-40 also have two sets of stairs? does it even have the integral stair in the L1 door?


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User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 4 days ago) and read 2530 times:

one other question, is the C-40 fleet capable of in-flight refueling?


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User currently offlineGalaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 4 days ago) and read 2516 times:

From seeing them around the system, i think they only have a single airstair and they definately do not have have AR capabilities.


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User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2482 times:

No, the C-40 is not capable of in-flight refueling.

User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2476 times:

Here's a picture of the C-40 with the airstairs deployed.


http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2002/photorelease/q4/pr_021028n-1.html


User currently offlineDuce50boom From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2436 times:

From my experiences refueling navy fighters, I breathe a sigh of relief when I say the C-40 does not have in-flight refueling capabilities.....

User currently offlineF4wso From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 974 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2415 times:

Though not the C-40, the Boeing picture looks a lot like the one on the T-43 in these two left side images.


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User currently offlineFlynavy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2280 times:

A C-40A, the USN version, is virtually identical to a, let's say...Southwest Airliners 737-700. The were purchased using the standard commercial means. They are combi aircraft, though.

User currently offlineTiger119 From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1919 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2251 times:

"From seeing them around the system, i think they only have a single airstair and........."

- The C40 I saw here at IND last week had an airstair forward and one aft, both were deployed. http://airliners.net/discussions/military/read.main/22361/ I only wish I had a digital camera with me at the time!



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User currently offlineFtrguy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 358 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2232 times:

Having flown on one last month, I can confirm that they have two sets of airstairs. One in the front and one aft.

User currently offlineFlynavy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2182 times:

The FWD airstairs deploy with a touch of a button, however, the aft airstairs have to be deployed manually. They fold-up and tuck away into the rear galley.

User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7387 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 2179 times:
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I was a TSS on the C40 for VR-58, the Sunseekers in Jacksonville. The aft stairs on our C40's are hokey and they don't work very well in cold climates. When I say cold, I mean anything below 60 degrees. We usually use mobile stairs for the back. Also, the C40 differs from civilian models in 2 key ways. The landing gear mainmounts are larger and designed for heavier load capabilities. The wings that it has are the wings from a 737-900, as opposed to the standard 700 model.


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