jhooper
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Operating Costs

Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:30 pm

Does anyone know how to find out the average hourly operating costs of various airframes? i.e. F-15, F-16, F-22, T-1, T-6, T-38, C-17, C-5, C-130
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Duce50Boom
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RE: Operating Costs

Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:58 pm

Try FAS.org and do a search for flight hour costs.
 
DeltaGuy
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RE: Operating Costs

Sun Feb 27, 2005 4:05 pm

Wanna find out how much you're really costing uncle sam, huh Jeremy?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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jhooper
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RE: Operating Costs

Mon Feb 28, 2005 4:05 am

yea, pretty much...my curiosity got the best of me  Big grin

I tried FAS.org and was able to find the cost per aircraft, but not the hourly operating costs.
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Duce50Boom
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RE: Operating Costs

Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:32 am

Try this one. It's sort of convoluted, but it's the best I've seen on the net

http://fas.org/man/dod-101/usaf/docs/hourcons.htm
 
jhooper
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RE: Operating Costs

Wed Mar 02, 2005 3:28 pm

That one is pretty good... Thanks Duce50boom.
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2H4
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RE: Operating Costs

Thu Mar 03, 2005 11:33 am

* WEAPON SYSTEM: CT-43A
DLR 25 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 ALL
FUEL 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 695 ALL
GSD 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 ALL
SSD 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 ALL
* Subsubtotal *
742 762 762 762 762 762 762 762



Any idea what DLR, GSD, and SSD stand for, Duce?


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Duce50Boom
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RE: Operating Costs

Mon Mar 07, 2005 4:53 pm

Hmmm, got me. Try shooting an email to the FAS.org folks, since they posted it there's a hope they'll know what it means.

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