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by B747
Mon May 14, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Wing In Action
Replies: 32
Views: 16429

RE: A380 Wing In Action

On the subject of spoilers moving a bit when the flaps are extended or retracted. If is like the C-17, the spoilers are moved a bit to allow the flaps to be tucked into the tight confines of a smaller space. I'm sure the flaps are a very large surface, and if not allowed enough room they would rub a...

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by B747
Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why So Many People In The USAF Dislike C-5?
Replies: 78
Views: 34995

RE: Why So Many People In The Usaf Dislike C-5?

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by B747
Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why So Many People In The USAF Dislike C-5?
Replies: 78
Views: 34995

RE: Why So Many People In The Usaf Dislike C-5?

As Galaxy5007 pointed out about the C-17 01-0196, it was at Pope the other day. I was quick-turning it. It was headed to Ramstein. It has been been christened 'Spirit of Enduring Freedom" above it's crew door, and has a special plaque inside commemorating the work Boeing put into it to get it back i...

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by B747
Thu Jan 25, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 84-0059 Update
Replies: 14
Views: 3910

RE: C-5 84-0059 Update

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by B747
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 84-0059 Update
Replies: 14
Views: 3910

RE: C-5 84-0059 Update

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by B747
Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 84-0059 Update
Replies: 14
Views: 3910

RE: C-5 84-0059 Update

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by B747
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Congress Agrees To 10 More C-17's For Usaf
Replies: 1
Views: 6545

Congress Agrees To 10 More C-17's For Usaf

In this weeks Air Force Times, there is an article that says congress has decided to fund 10 more C-17's bring the fleet to 190 total airframes, short of the requested 222 frames the USAF said it needed, but it's a start.

Brian

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by B747
Wed Sep 13, 2006 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are The CX Pilots Adapting To The SQ PW's
Replies: 23
Views: 8461

How Are The CX Pilots Adapting To The SQ PW's

Topic almost says it all, how are the <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> RB211 pilots adapting to the <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 744's that have been modified to Freighters handling the difference in the old <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</ac...

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by B747
Thu Jun 22, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Accepts Delivery Of First C-5M
Replies: 28
Views: 10224

RE: Usaf Accepts Delivery Of First C-5M

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by B747
Fri May 26, 2006 2:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Accepts Delivery Of First C-5M
Replies: 28
Views: 10224

USAF Accepts Delivery Of First C-5M

I for one would love to see the side view of the new engines. I have worked C-5's for over 12 years, and this is very exciting for me. In fact 86-0013 is the last C-5 I flew on as a flying crew chief, before I PCS'd

Please some one give pics or links to side on shots

Thanks in advance,
Brian

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by B747
Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Engine Cowling Fins.
Replies: 5
Views: 6346

RE: C-17 Engine Cowling Fins.

on the C-17 they are refered to as "Strakes"

Hope this helps,
Brian

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by B747
Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C5 Crashes At Dover AFB
Replies: 150
Views: 34768

RE: C5 Crashes At Dover AFB

The info I'm getting from a flying crewchief friend of mine at dover who spent the day at the hospital with his friend who was on the plane was that shortly after take-off the crew got an indication of a #2 eng T/R not locked light which is why they shut down #2 in the first place. Looking in The co...

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by B747
Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Wright-Patterson Gets Their First C-5 From Dover
Replies: 39
Views: 10094

RE: Wright-Patterson Gets Their First C-5 From Dover

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by B747
Mon Oct 03, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Evacuation Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 3585

RE: C-17 Evacuation Flights

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by B747
Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Evacuation Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 3585

RE: C-17 Evacuation Flights

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by B747
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Evacuation Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 3585

RE: C-17 Evacuation Flights

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by B747
Mon Sep 19, 2005 6:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Base Realignment: Any C-5s Redeployed Elsewhere?
Replies: 14
Views: 3622

RE: Base Realignment: Any C-5s Redeployed Elsewhere?

I hope they take good care of 7035, thats my old baby, I agree that Westover has pride in their planes, and I think they will do well with the B-models.

Brian

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by B747
Wed Aug 31, 2005 5:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Mishap In Afghanistan
Replies: 21
Views: 11987

RE: C-17 Mishap In Afghanistan

Thanks, C17loadmstr, and Mikefly562 for your responses, I hope you are right about them fixing it.

After seeing the photo's it really is going to be a job fixing all that damage, and in an austere location to boot!

Take care,
Brian

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by B747
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Mishap In Afghanistan
Replies: 21
Views: 11987

RE: C-17 Mishap In Afghanistan

I sure hope that they are able to repair it, it is a 2001 <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym> model, and has IRCM capability. I am also willing to bet that she only has about 4000 hours or so. Definitely a valuable asset, with a lot of life left in her! I was talking to som...

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by B747
Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing C-17A L/G Retraction Sequence
Replies: 13
Views: 3291

RE: Boeing C-17A L/G Retraction Sequence

Is the Mechanism prone to Frequent Snags



No it works like it was designed everytime, I have never seen any discrepancies with this system other that electrical, or the system leaking hyd fluid.

Brian

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by B747
Sun Jul 03, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing C-17A L/G Retraction Sequence
Replies: 13
Views: 3291

RE: Boeing C-17A L/G Retraction Sequence

I have worked the C-5 since 1994 as a Hydraulic guy. The way it kneels is the hyd motor spins a sprocket that a chain is attached to. The chain then turns a nut which spins on the ball screws, in turn raising, and lowering the plane. I know it is probably hard to picture, but that is the best I can ...

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by B747
Tue May 24, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Colonel Is Gone!
Replies: 31
Views: 7747

RE: The Colonel Is Gone!

Col. Sanders is from Kentucky (my home state as well). He developed his secret recipe there which took off like wildfire. The rest is history.

Yes the KY governer can make any influetial Kentuckian a KY Colonel, in fact my father was a KY Col.

Brian

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by B747
Tue May 17, 2005 5:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "In The Company Of Heroes" By Michael Durant
Replies: 8
Views: 12213

RE: "In The Company Of Heroes" By Michael Durant

Not related to the book, but when I was an US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> Recruiter in Hopkinsville, KY he was living in the area (Hopkinsville is only 10 miles North of Ft. Campbell), anyway, I met him at a fund raising event, he is a very nice, and outgoing guy. I was unaware that he w...

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by B747
Sat May 14, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Brac Is Here
Replies: 28
Views: 3677

RE: Brac Is Here

It appears that the majority of the closings are reserve centers, DFAS, and Navy recruiting. The big one in my opinion are Cannon, and Ellsworth AFB's, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and I know alot of people on here were speculating, or worried about Willow Grove. Overall not as bad as I thought this r...

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by B747
Mon May 09, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Follow-on C-17 Order
Replies: 88
Views: 10861

RE: Follow-on C-17 Order

Fredplt & Galaxy5
I was wondering how long you would keep letting him put you down in that sarcastic, condescending, and chastising way before you snapped on him. I think you put up with it for long enough, well done!

Brian

[Edited 2005-05-08 18:45:39]

[Edited 2005-05-08 18:46:50]

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by B747
Thu May 05, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Follow-on C-17 Order
Replies: 88
Views: 10861

RE: Follow-on C-17 Order

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by B747
Thu May 05, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Troop Charters
Replies: 51
Views: 3810

RE: Troop Charters

I've done ramp inspections for troop charters at Pope AFB, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> on: World <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 / DC-10 Omni DC-10-30 Northwest 747-200 United 747-400 American 777-200 Continental 777-200...

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by B747
Sun Apr 17, 2005 11:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NY ANG C-5A Pilot Charged With Smuggling Ecstasy
Replies: 31
Views: 4321

RE: NY ANG C-5A Pilot Charged With Smuggling Ecstasy

I can definitely see an increased vigilance placed on returning military flights for a little while, but it will be like anything else, it will wear off after a while. While I find it shitty that because of these morons, you all will have a harder time in life, like you need anymore crap after flyin...

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by B747
Tue Mar 29, 2005 10:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Follow-on C-17 Order
Replies: 88
Views: 10861

RE: Follow-on C-17 Order

Fredplt, <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="AR...

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by B747
Sun Mar 27, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130J Problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 8520

RE: C-130J Problems?

ANCFlyer, I work the line at Pope, we put all the planes in the air for the Bragg troop drops, although I work the C-17's doing this, and only a handfull of the 130's, that being said, why would the C-130J's need the navigator, when the C-17 do the bulk of the troop drops here without a navigator? I...

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by B747
Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left
Replies: 20
Views: 4276

RE: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left

Fredplt, Yes the engines are antiquated, it will be nice to see the CF6-80C2 engines on them when they finally come, which is when, by the way? They have been talking about it for years! Everyone still has all the mean things to say about them, but what people forget is that the TF-39 was the first ...

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by B747
Thu Mar 24, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left
Replies: 20
Views: 4276

RE: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left

Fredplt, I am Active Duty Air Force. I was at Dover for my first 4 years in the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, from 1993-1997. Then worked the en-route at Kadena <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> 1997-2000, then a recruiter from 2000-2003, now I Am at the en-route at Pope...

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by B747
Mon Mar 21, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left
Replies: 20
Views: 4276

RE: C-5A Has "Plenty Of Life" Left

I have been working C-5's for 11 years now, 4 yrs at Dover, and the rest in the en-routes. I never new that the 67 models were one-offs. My question would then be, what about the 66 models, they were built before the 67's, so wouldn't they too be one-offs?

Brian

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by B747
Thu Mar 10, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Race 7 Aviation Continuity Issues
Replies: 35
Views: 6280

RE: Amazing Race 7 Aviation Continuity Issues

They do show alot of stock footage, like the Asiana 744 landing at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, they have shown this footage on all the races since the very first one. I point out the discrepancies to my wife every week, but I bet you can...

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by B747
Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To Pilots: Regarding TCAS, And Accident In Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 4434

To Pilots: Regarding TCAS, And Accident In Germany

After watching the National Geographics story about the collision of a DHL B757, and a Russian <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-154 over Southern Germany in July 2002, It recounted all events surrounding the ATC controller, and the TCAS alerts given to the pilots of both planes. (It ...

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by B747
Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All Your First 747 Flights
Replies: 93
Views: 12326

RE: All Your First 747 Flights

744 Korean Air HL7460 <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-SEL 2 Sep 98 744 Asiana HL7415 SEL-<acronym title="New York - John F. Ke...

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by B747
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Pentagon Delay Challenges Boeing's 767 Decision
Replies: 127
Views: 12358

RE: Pentagon Delay Challenges Boeing's 767 Decision

The DOD, and the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> better get up off their A** and place the damn order NOW! The <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 is so successful, but they only ordered 60 of them, they should have followed up with the <acronym title="Air M...

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by B747
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Says In Talks With UAE On 767 Tankers Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 6911

RE: Boeing Says In Talks With UAE On 767 Tankers Sale

It surprises me that Japan is shying away from the 767, after all their new AWACS platforms are on the 767. I know that commonality is not everything, but Japans civil aviation operators (JAL, & ANA) are almost exclusively Boeing (flying ALOT of 767's) which makes parts, logistics, and experience in...

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by B747
Thu Feb 10, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf C-9 Retired, What Do They Use Now?
Replies: 9
Views: 5408

RE: Usaf C-9 Retired, What Do They Use Now?

USAFMXOfficer and the rest, thanks for the replies. I am now wondering what they have in mind for Scott AFB, in the future with only the reserve wing of 135's, and a few C-40's in executive transport mode. Yes, I know it is also AMC headquarters. I have been a proud maintainer for AMC for 11 yrs now...

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by B747
Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf C-9 Retired, What Do They Use Now?
Replies: 9
Views: 5408

Usaf C-9 Retired, What Do They Use Now?

What do they use now for medical transport, I know they do not have enough C-40's in the fleet to take over the mission. Scott AFB, IL had many of them for this purpose. So how are they accomplishing the mission without them?

Brian

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by B747
Sun Jan 30, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: High Speed Tape
Replies: 17
Views: 19883

RE: High Speed Tape

I have used Speed tape to lay over a C-5 pilots windshield where it meets the window frame to keep it from whistling, lasted all ther way from South America, to the North-East USA without peeling off. We are always using it on the C-17, where latches are broken, or where the composites are damaged. ...

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by B747
Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Advanced Review By Boeing Today!
Replies: 151
Views: 20055

RE: 747 Advanced Review By Boeing Today!

<b><acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s CEO has already publicly said he'd rather misuse their A380s on some routes, than get the B747-400Adv (!),</b> Seems to me a slap in the face to a plane (744) that has been very good for <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> for many y...

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by B747
Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Pylon Construction
Replies: 6
Views: 15261

RE: Engine Pylon Construction

There is so much to consider when thinking about the pylon. First of all I am no engineer, only a mech who has performed many engine changes on C-5, C-17, <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 etc. The C-5 engine for example is held onto the pylon by only 3 thats right 3...

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by B747
Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C5 Galaxy Over Maryland's Eastern Shore?
Replies: 15
Views: 7576

RE: C5 Galaxy Over Maryland's Eastern Shore?

All aircrew need proficiency training. The C-5 you saw was probably on one of there 4-hour training flights. They call these "Locals".They do this everyday of the week. Sometime they will venture several hundred miles from home, but usually stay within 50-100nm of Dover.

Brian

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by B747
Sat Jan 01, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways DC-10's
Replies: 31
Views: 6267

RE: World Airways DC-10's

I have flown the Patriot Express sooo many times when I was at Kadena <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym>, Okinawa. I worked the AMC En-route there so I refueled, and debriefed them 3x's a week. They always operated a safe, comfortable, and consistent product. Back in 1997 and 1998 it...

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by B747
Thu Dec 30, 2004 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways MD11 Operating For Miami Air Ex JFK
Replies: 20
Views: 4591

RE: World Airways MD11 Operating For Miami Air Ex JFK

The flight to Punta Cana must have been quick, because I saw N271WA at Pope AFB, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> on Wed 28 Dec 04'. And it had allready made it's way to Kuwait City, then to Frankfurt, and back to Pope. It left Pope early on...

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by B747
Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17's Run Into Each Others Wingtips In MN
Replies: 3
Views: 3277

RE: C-17's Run Into Each Others Wingtips In MN

C17loadmstr,

You know we have probably worked around each other quite often, I work at the Pope En-route, I know I have met each and everyone of you CHS Loadmasters by now!

Brian

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by B747
Fri Nov 05, 2004 5:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17's Run Into Each Others Wingtips In MN
Replies: 3
Views: 3277

C-17's Run Into Each Others Wingtips In MN

Did anyone hear anything about this other than what was published in Air Force Times? It said that there was damage to the winglets on two aircraft that had hit each other, while picking up vehicles for the Bush campaign visit in Minnesota on Oct 20th. The article was vague, and not detail oriented....

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by B747
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Hoping To Increase Mgtow To 630,000lbs
Replies: 10
Views: 4485

RE: C-17 Hoping To Increase Mgtow To 630,000lbs

Duce50boom, In fact I work C-5's, and C-17's at Pope, and almost everything going outbound to EDDF or ETAR has to sit and wait for their tanker slot, frustraiting everyone, including you i'm sure. It would benifit everyone concerned with an extra 45k on gas if the 630,000lbs would come to fruition. ...

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by B747
Tue Jul 20, 2004 1:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tire "screeches"
Replies: 19
Views: 9073

RE: Tire "screeches"

I agree, I hear C-5's, C-17's, 747's, and on and on land everyday, and never hear a tire squeal, but I hear the C-130's everytime screech, and they are louder aircraft than the heavies, so I have no idea why this is.

Brian

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