MIL Giant C-5 military jet crashes in Delaware

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  1. Jason H

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    Yeah I just saw that on the news. Good to hear everyone is ok.
     
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    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    The military has 126 C-5s in its active and reserve inventory, according the Air Force's official Web site.[/quote]

    make that 125

    :werd: they are beasts. When coming in for a landing they do look like they're traveling way too slow to be airborn.
     
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    it was run by a reserve crew
    :bowrofl:
     
  6. Jeg1983

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    Where's the funny?
     
  7. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    Out of my mind, brb never.
    Who are just a well trained as active duty personell. :ugh: Unlike a 747, a Galaxy limps with an engine flame out, hence the short approach and crash.
     
  9. C5Load

    C5Load OT Resident UCLA fanatic

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    we don't limp with a single engine out.

    not even close.
     
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    50,000 lbs of thrust or so on each engine. We'd be okay with 2... we'd limp with one.

    Missing an engine doesn't affect much on the plane. We'll shut them down in flight routinely if there's an issue (vibration, fuel flow, etc)
     
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    C5Load OT Resident UCLA fanatic

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    those bastards cook some mean food in the c-5 galley.
     
  12. scottiemac

    scottiemac It's time to shoot some hot dogs!

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    I bet a bird hit the engine and messed it up. From what I've seen, it's amazing what a bird can do to the planes. I don't know how many times I had to wait for the aircrew to board my bus while a few of them filled out some paperwork for bird damage.
     
  13. NPH

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    that's not a plane, it's a building with wings.
     
  14. DaRkPhAnToM

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    they fly in the bodies of the dead from iraq and afghan to dover and we go and unload them there. thank God that it was leaving not arriving with bodies on it.
     
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    C5Load OT Resident UCLA fanatic

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    we load human remains at the front of the plane, too... pretty much where the plane split.

    nothing goes in front of HR's
     
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    That's a good way to lose respect on this board real fast.
     
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    Out of my mind, brb never.
    :bowdown: :hsd:
     
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    Reserves crashed a 16 this weekend too.
     
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    From their jets that I've seen and people who worked with them, they don't quite keep their jets up to par :o
     
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    It's amazing no one was killed.
     
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    i was in a c-17 for a jump when they lost full control of the aircraft for like 7 minutes LOL
     
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    The KC-10's don't seem to look all that bad and they are worked on by alot of reserves
     
  24. Jeg1983

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    more info?
     
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    woah that is something you don't see everyday
     

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