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Any landing you can walk away from...

Hey all,

It’s been a bit since I wrote, a lot of life has happened, a lot of changes, a lot of storms, if you will, and it reminded me of a story that happened a number of years ago that involved a USAF C-130 and yours truly. 3,641 more words


Anyone who knows the attractions around Tucson and has read this blog for a bit will have been expecting this post.  Davis-Monthan AFB is home to what is called the boneyard of military aircraft.   374 more words


US Navy Blue Angels, Fat Albert and JATO

For nearly thirty years, almost every airshow presented by the Blue Angels, the US Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, began with the team’s C-130 Hercules support aircraft making a fiery, smoky, noisy jet-assisted takeoff. 2,061 more words

World Air Blogs

C-130 Air Tankers Take Part In Aerial Firefighting Drills Near Channel Islands

PORT HUENEME (CBSLA.com) — Pilots and flight crews with the California Air National Guard and the U.S. Forest Service conducted aerial training exercises Wednesday in Ventura County in preparation for what officials fear could be a dangerous wildfire season. 228 more words


Say, She Looks Familiar

One of the many responsibilities of the United States Coast Guard is International Ice Patrol. During the ice season, which runs from February through August, a Coast Guard C-130 crew stationed in Elizabeth City, North Carolina will fly out of St. 228 more words

Coast Guard

Pakistan to Upgrade C-130 Aircraft Fleet

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for a C-130 Fleet Upgrade Program and associated equipment, parts, … 337 more words

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