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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2773 times:

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What are the numbers on the Fuselage.What does AMW stand for.
Also what is the circular projection near the radome is it a light.

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User currently offlineNZ767 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2692 times:

AMW = Air Mobility Wing.
Can't see any radome there, but the circular objects (one further down too) are just windows.  Smile

User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6544 posts, RR: 29
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2668 times:

The numbers on the forward fuselage of a US military aircraft are the last 3 or 4 of the serial.

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User currently offlineTristar2000 From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 274 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2633 times:

Yes, you can see 2 windows, but that thing straight below the cockpit is probably a runway turnoff light.

It doesn't look very powerfull, so it's probably not that, but it's a guess, I'm not familiar at all with the C-5. I'm more familiar with the civilian Lockheed planes (On the 1011, the runway turnoff is at the wing root, directly above the landing light).


User currently offlineExnonrev From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 621 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2622 times:

60th AMW - 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis AFB, CA

349th AMW - The AFRES "associate" unit at Travis which shares aircraft with their active duty counterparts. This is a common practice on the C-5, C-17, and KC-10.

70038 - AF Serial # 87-0038 (this a/c is a C-5B, not an A model as the photo caption states.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Reply 5, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2559 times:

Thanks Folks.
Could the small light be a sort of Emergency evacuation area light.

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