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by Galaxy5007
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 8366

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

Should of put a sight window and operator pod in...would of saved millions and wouldn't have the problems they are having.

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by Galaxy5007
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 8366

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

In the USAF, the so called "service bulletin" is called a TCTO. A Time Compliance Technical Order is issued to fix issues discovered by engineering over time. This would be one of those.

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by Galaxy5007
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 Off Center Aerial Refueling
Replies: 18
Views: 2265

Re: C-5 Off Center Aerial Refueling

From what I was told, its offset due to the buffeting of the T-tail during wind tunnel testing. It was designed to avoid future problems. Amazing that little of a shift caused that much of a difference.

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 8366

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

From what I've heard, there hasn't been a fix to the problem yet, so I would say no. The fix was released and modified airframes approved to carry cargo and passengers in mid December, https://www.defensenews.com/air/2019/12/20/the-kc-46-is-back-to-carrying-cargo-and-passengers/ I expect every subs...

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by Galaxy5007
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 8366

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

kc135topboom wrote:
747classic wrote:
kc135topboom wrote:
How many KC-46s are now at:
Altus
McConnell
Pease




Do we know if these 3 new tankers have had the cargo tie down locks modified to the new standard?


From what I've heard, there hasn't been a fix to the problem yet, so I would say no.

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by Galaxy5007
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 8366

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

There seems to be some confusion to the number of jets delivered to Altus. So far 5 jets were delivered to Altus. 028, 027, 025, 032, and 033 McConnell just had their 21st jet delivered on Friday. They have the following, 009, 016, 017, 022, 023, 026, 030, 031, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93244

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Altus got 17-46027 today. 4628 broke at Boeing and didn't make the trip...Callsign was EXXON 02 for 6027's arrival.

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93244

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Altus AFB received their first KC-46 delivery yesterday. 56th ARS Flies Their First KC-46 Home https://www.altus.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1749886/56th-ars-flies-their-first-kc-46-home/ They didn't receive them...They accepted them yesterday. They will be flown to Altus tomorrow during a ...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93244

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Delivery is in progress right now; its going to be streaming on the McConnell FB page. There is a difference between the delivery to the USAF (which 6009 was delivered on 10 January), and actual physical delivery to the base.

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93244

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Both KC-46A 15-46009 and 17-46031 will be delivered today to McConnell in the delivery ceremony!

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by Galaxy5007
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93244

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

The DD-250 was signed for A/C 15-46009. The USAF has possession of it, but it hasn't been delivered to McConnell yet. Reports are the first 4 are going to McConnell, followed by 4 to Altus.

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by Galaxy5007
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 9189

Re: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

To get back on topic; Pittsburgh has 5 C-17's now. After they get the last 3, it will bring Charleston down to 39 and McChord to 40 C-17's. It never made any sense why Westover split their C-5 fleet and gave 8 jets to Lackland when they would have been a perfect place for another C-17 base. So, now...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 9189

Re: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

I ended my C-5 years in 2005, saw the M prototype being converted at Dobbins at a flight manuals review just before leaving. A M flew over the house the other day, probably at 2,000’ AGL, nearly unnoticed. 18 years in it, I wished could have flown the M. An AMP’d A with HT-90s would be good enough ...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 9189

Re: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

No C-17's are in the boneyard, nor have any have been retired (other than T-1 which was the prototype and is at the NMUSAF). It is an odd claim that DefenseNews has also made. It’s unclear what other options would exist to increase the number of C-17 squadrons aside from restarting the production l...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 9189

Re: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

AFAIK some C-17 are stored in the desert. They could be reactivated with little money if there is a need. Plus old C-5 can be converted anytime. At the last Farnborough trade show Boeing presented a model family of BWB transports and tankers that might follow the C-17. I don't see a need to build m...

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by Galaxy5007
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?
Replies: 87
Views: 9189

Re: Did C-17 production end too soon after all ?

AFAIK some C-17 are stored in the desert. They could be reactivated with little money if there is a need. Plus old C-5 can be converted anytime. At the last Farnborough trade show Boeing presented a model family of BWB transports and tankers that might follow the C-17. I don't see a need to build m...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: National Museum Of The Usaf
Replies: 21
Views: 4730

RE: National Museum Of The Usaf

I volunteer at the <acronym title="Am-Timan (AMC / FTTN), Chad">AMC</acronym> Museum at Dover AFB and am the DCC of <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135E 57-1507. The NMUSAF is waiting for an R model down the road, just as they are going to wait for a C-5M down the roa...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels F-18 Down In Tennesee
Replies: 30
Views: 7437

RE: Blue Angels F-18 Down In Tennesee

Active duty members have SGLI of up to $400K

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by Galaxy5007
Sat May 07, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Niagara Falls To Get 8 KC-135s
Replies: 30
Views: 12125

RE: Niagara Falls To Get 8 KC-135s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135Hydraulics" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135Hydraulics</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Recently, we received two ...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

Westover is getting the last 5 C-<acronym title="Alpine Aviation (USA)">5A</acronym>'s from Lackland rather than retiring them right away. These last 5 will keep Westover running through the 6-8 month gap during the M model conversion. Lackland has been flying training missions out of Travis and Lac...

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by Galaxy5007
Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar Orders 4 Additional C-17s
Replies: 50
Views: 25097

RE: Qatar Orders 4 Additional C-17s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ozair" class="quote" target="_blank">Ozair</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Any rumors on who a potential buyer might be? ...

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by Galaxy5007
Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar Orders 4 Additional C-17s
Replies: 50
Views: 25097

RE: Qatar Orders 4 Additional C-17s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Buckeyetech" class="quote" target="_blank">Buckeyetech</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> All white tails have been bought....

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thegman" class="quote" target="_blank">thegman</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i>The depot (heavy maintenance facility) is ...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zanl188" class="quote" target="_blank">zanl188</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i> Quoting angad84 (Reply 56): US<acronym ti...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaliAtenza" class="quote" target="_blank">CaliAtenza</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i> India actually wanted 3 more C17's ...

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by Galaxy5007
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

14-0003 should be N272ZD; typo on my part.

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by Galaxy5007
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

The status of the 10 white tails.... 14-0001 is RA<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> A41-212 14-0002 is RA<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> A41-213 14-0003 is Boeing C-17A N273ZD (unsold); currently in storage at KSKF 14-0004 is RC<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> 177705 14-0005 ...

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by Galaxy5007
Wed May 20, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chrisnh" class="quote" target="_blank">chrisnh</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>If I'm not mistaken, all eight of the West...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue May 05, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India May Buy Three More C-17s
Replies: 21
Views: 9779

RE: India May Buy Three More C-17s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ozair" class="quote" target="_blank">Ozair</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>White Tail List: 14-0001 - 50271 - N270ZD 14-000...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue May 05, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NBGSkyGod" class="quote" target="_blank">NBGSkyGod</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I would think somewhere in the west or...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri May 01, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Correct. If Westover is selected f...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

The lighting is a huge plus in the M model. I remember when the first three came back after testing and they still had the original insulation...it was "too bright" in there, which is why they picked the darker blue/gray interior. It is still nice and bright in there though!

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Apr 23, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Future Of C-5 At Westover
Replies: 32
Views: 19376

RE: Future Of C-5 At Westover

Westover is keeping 8 C-5M's, and have started the downsizing process. Their first C-5M is supposed to arrive in late 2016. They are inducting their B models about every 6 weeks or so, but the first 8 are going to Lackland. Westover is also one of 4 candidate bases for the <acronym title="Carpatian ...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Karadion" class="quote" target="_blank">Karadion</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>White Tail List: 14-0001 - 50271 - N270Z...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UAE Signs For 2 Additional C-17's
Replies: 32
Views: 12534

RE: UAE Signs For 2 Additional C-17's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThePointblank" class="quote" target="_blank">ThePointblank</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> Quoting legs (Reply 12): Yep,...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly
Replies: 62
Views: 33456

RE: Final C-17 Moves Into Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Quoting zanl188 (Reply 2): What work will...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UAE Signs For 2 Additional C-17's
Replies: 32
Views: 12534

RE: UAE Signs For 2 Additional C-17's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> but if they want more than two, t...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C17 At MHT?
Replies: 25
Views: 8873

RE: C17 At MHT?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/karadion" class="quote" target="_blank">karadion</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Quoting GentFromAlaska (Reply 8): To my...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Jan 13, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s
Replies: 26
Views: 13198

RE: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/infiniti329" class="quote" target="_blank">infiniti329</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> Quoting LAXintl (Thread starter):...

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by Galaxy5007
Sun Jan 04, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s
Replies: 26
Views: 13198

RE: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Why don't they just transfer them to som...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s
Replies: 26
Views: 13198

RE: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s

I should also mention that McChord and Charleston had 56 aircraft a couple years ago. They are now down to 50 each and will both be down another 4 each by mid 2015 as they move them to MRB and give Memphis and Stewart another BAI aircraft. That in itself limits the tails available to support the squ...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s
Replies: 26
Views: 13198

RE: Usaf To Park 16 C-17s

These aircraft are not being "parked." All Backup Aircraft Inventory means is that they are cutting down on the manning for the jets. All units have BAI aircraft. They are doing it with several units, and this actually is old news. In reality, there are 16 aircraft down for maintenance and modificat...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5's Location In U.S.
Replies: 63
Views: 17611

RE: C-5's Location In U.S.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Galaxy5007" class="quote" target="_blank">Galaxy5007</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i>It has been an unusually long time s...

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by Galaxy5007
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5's Location In U.S.
Replies: 63
Views: 17611

RE: C-5's Location In U.S.

We are down to 8 C-<acronym title="Alpine Aviation (USA)">5A</acronym>'s actively flying now; all based at Lackland. 8221, 9006, 9020, 0445, 0448, 0451, 0456, and 0461 are active. Martinsburg ceased their flying mission late last month. They received their first two C-17s, and will be one by one ret...

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by Galaxy5007
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Could Airbus Design The C-5 Replacement?
Replies: 44
Views: 7254

RE: Could Airbus Design The C-5 Replacement?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy1808" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy1808</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>How is availability defined in the US ...

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by Galaxy5007
Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Could Airbus Design The C-5 Replacement?
Replies: 44
Views: 7254

RE: Could Airbus Design The C-5 Replacement?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Here is a really nice discussion. Notes 21...

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by Galaxy5007
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5's Location In U.S.
Replies: 63
Views: 17611

RE: C-5's Location In U.S.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TW870" class="quote" target="_blank">TW870</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i> I know that the AMPed C-5As won't be scrapped...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5's Location In U.S.
Replies: 63
Views: 17611

RE: C-5's Location In U.S.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jhooper" class="quote" target="_blank">jhooper</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>9002 is going to the boneyard on 8/20. </i...

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by Galaxy5007
Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia Orders More KC-30A And C-17 Aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 6563

RE: Australia Orders More KC-30A And C-17 Aircraft

Boeing has made 10 C-17s at the end of production with no committed order. The two aussie jets would come from that stockpile of 10 aircraft. It is actually in the article <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0...

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by Galaxy5007
Sat May 31, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5's Location In U.S.
Replies: 63
Views: 17611

RE: C-5's Location In U.S.

I didn't intend on bashing particular maintainers. I know for sure there are maintainers at all of these bases that bust their behinds to generate aircraft. However, this blame game on the aircraft itself is ridiculous. Then to argue that the C-17 guys are happy and never want to go back to the C-5 ...

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