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A Question Regarding The C-5

Tue Jul 04, 2006 8:25 am

Has a woman ever flown the C-5, even if only as an instructor? And if so when was the first time this happened?
 
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RE: A Question Regarding The C-5

Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:03 am

Yes, of course. There are many female Air Force pilots...from F-16 to C-5. My guess for time line would have been within the last 20 years.
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RE: A Question Regarding The C-5

Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:22 am

I know of at least one NYANG pilot who was a FedEx jockey during the week, and flew C5's in the national guard. This was at least 10 years ago, if not more. I'm sure there are more.
 
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RE: A Question Regarding The C-5

Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:04 am

i recall seeing a report on i think it was 60 minutes during the 1st gulf war that took place with an all female crew on a C-5... I don't know if it was just a stunt for the TV or if it was a coincidence, but i clearly remember that... the Loadmaster was from Texas, and looked it...
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RE: A Question Regarding The C-5

Sun Jul 09, 2006 8:25 pm

I flew with one of them last week.
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