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  2. Sonny

    What is......?

    What is a CAT? 1. Cats do what they want. 2. They rarely listen to you. 3. They're totally unpredictable. 4. When you want to play, they want to be alone. 5. When you want to be alone, they want to play. 6. They expect you to cater to their every whim. 7. They're moody. 8. They leave hair everywhere. CONCLUSION: They're tiny women in little fur coats. What is a DOG? 1. Dogs spend all day sprawled on the most comfortable piece of furniture in the house. 2. They can hear a package of food opening half a block away, but don't hear you when you're in the same room. 3. They can look dumb and lovable all at the same time. 4. They growl when they are not happy. 5. When you want to play, they want to play. 6. When you want to be alone, they want to play. 7. They leave their toys everywhere. 8. They do disgusting things with their mouths and then try to give you a kiss! CONCLUSION: They're tiny men in little fur coats.
  3. Yesterday
  4. Sonny

    Duck Hunters

    Five doctors went duck hunting one day. Included in the group were a GP, a pediatrician, a psychiatrist, a surgeon and a pathologist. After a time, a bird came winging overhead. The first to react was the GP who raised his shotgun, but then hesitated. "I'm not quite sure it's a duck," he said, "I think that I will have to get a second opinion." And of course by that time, the bird was long gone. Another bird appeared in the sky thereafter. This time, the pediatrician drew a bead on it. He too, however, was unsure if it was really a duck in his sights and besides, it might have babies. "I'll have to do some more investigations," he muttered, as the creature made good its escape. Next to spy a bird flying was the sharp-eyed psychiatrist. Shotgun shouldered, he was more certain of his intended prey's identity. "Now, I know it's a duck, but does it know it's a duck?" The fortunate bird disappeared while the fellow wrestled with this dilemma. Finally, a fourth fowl sped past and this time the surgeon's weapon pointed skywards. BOOM!! The surgeon lowered his smoking gun and turned nonchalantly to the pathologist beside him. "Go see if that was a duck, will you?"
  5. Nate Anderson

    ECHS AGAIN!

    Yes aft ads pnl and flight deck lights are indicating only the MFCD is not. It worked for a day or two when we canned an ecbu for another plane but then failed again shortly after...
  6. Mt.crewchief

    Birthdays?

    Thanks Casey, now I can get back to my daily routine! By the way, are you still on active duty? It seems like you have been in a long time! I really enjoy trying to keep up with most of the guys and without you keeping this place going, I don't think it would be possible. Also, I am sure that everybody misses Bob Daley. Ken
  7. Last week
  8. casey

    Birthdays?

    @Mt.crewchief Ken, I have added birthdays to the main page just below the member stats. --Casey
  9. Sonny

    Drunk Driver?

    Late one Friday night a policeman spotted a man driving very erratically through the streets of Dublin. They pulled the man over and asked him if he had been drinking that evening. "Aye, so I have. 'Tis Friday, you know, so me and the lads stopped by the pub where I had six or seven pints. And then there was something called "Happy Hour" and they served these mar-gar-itos which are quite good. I had four or five O' those. Then I had to drive me friend Mike home and O' course I had to go in for a couple of Guinessis -- couldn't be rude, ye know. Then I stopped on the way home to get another bottle for later..." And the man fumbled around in his coat until he located his bottle of whiskey, which he held up for inspection. The officer sighed, and said, "Sir, I'm afraid I'll need you to step out of the car and take a breathalyzer test." Indignantly, the man said, "Why? Don't ye believe me?!?"
  10. Sonny

    New Driver

    Martin had just received his brand new driver's license. The family troops out to the driveway, and climbs in the car, where he is going to take them for a ride for the first time. Dad immediately heads for the back seat, directly behind the newly minted driver. "I'll bet you're back there to get a change of scenery after all those months of sitting in the front passenger seat teaching me how to drive," says the beaming boy to his father. "Nope," comes dad's reply, "I'm gonna sit here and kick the back of your seat as you drive, just like you've been doing to me all these years."
  11. The investigation is complete and the SIR has been released. Yes there was a CVR and FDR onboard. The #1 engine rolled back during takeoff roll momentarily. The crew did not reject the take off. The engine was shut down after takeoff and the pilot turned into the dead engine at a low altitude and low airspeed using the incorrect rudder inputs for a #1 engine out situation. Part of the investigation included close inspection of the propellers due to the KC-130Tmishap in July 2017 over Mississippi. Failure of these blades was consistent with ductile overload, not fatigue or corrosion. The #1 engine was also under extreme scrutiny as it was reported to have rolled back when the aircraft arrived in Savannah weeks earlier.
  12. larry myers

    EB-66 FE

    Don, I think you've hit the nail on the head. I agree, no way would a non-essential person be allowed to fly on an aircraft entering hostile territory. Further, as you said, the fact the aircraft took off, flew the sortie and landed back at home base lends further credence to your statement. Guessing there was something peculiar going on in the outfit that caused senior leadership to decide a flt. eng. was necessary. My first five years were in a B-47E wing. The last three years were as a crew chief. Strange thing I don't remember ever washing my aircraft. And don't remember where the wash rack was. In my defense, I don't remember what I had for lunch. However, my next three assignments I vividly remember washing mine and other acft. … repeatedly. By the time I got to CCK thankfully had been promoted out of the wash rack crew. The 374th was doing it the smart way...by contractor. The one thing I remember well that you didn't mention was KP. The worst ass chewing I ever got was by the mess sergeant. Seems I left the potatoes in the peeler too long and they came out the size of golf balls.
  13. Sonny

    Prison vs. Work

    Prison vs. Work IN PRISON...You spend the majority of your time in an 8x10 cell. AT WORK....You spend most of your time in a 6x8 cubicle. IN PRISON...You get three meals a day. AT WORK....You only get a break for 1 meal and you have to pay for it. IN PRISON...You get time off for good behavior. AT WORK....You get rewarded for good behavior with more work. IN PRISON...A guard locks and unlocks all the doors for you. AT WORK....You must carry around a security card and unlock and open all the doors yourself. IN PRISON...You can watch TV and play games. AT WORK....You get fired for watching TV and playing games. IN PRISON...You get your own toilet. AT WORK....You have to share. IN PRISON...They allow your family and friends to visit. AT WORK....You cannot even speak to your family and friends. IN PRISON...All expenses are paid by taxpayers with no work required. AT WORK....You get to pay all the expenses to go to work and then they deduct taxes from your salary to pay for prisoners. IN PRISON...You spend most of your life looking through bars from the inside wanting to get out. AT WORK....You spend most of your time wanting to get out and go inside bars. IN PRISON...There are wardens who are often sadistic. AT WORK....They are called supervisors. When I finally left my last place of work, it was just like being released from prison, as I was free to do whatever I wanted to.
  14. PAF_Herc

    No-flap takeoff?

    Sir are you Mr Fred Harsany?
  15. PAF_Herc

    Shredding Tires

    Hello! why would the aft ones blow first? kindly guide.
  16. Sonny

    Orientation in Heaven

    Three buddies die in a car crash, and they go to heaven to an orientation. They are all asked, "When you are in your casket and friends and family are mourning upon you, what would you like to hear them say about you? The first guy says, "I would like to hear them say that I was a great doctor of my time, and a great family man." The second guy says, "I would like to hear that I was a wonderful husband and school teacher which made a huge difference in our children of tomorrow." The last guy replies, "I would like to hear them say, "Look! He's moving!"
  17. BWS

    US to boost nuke sniffing with modified C-130s

    IIRC the WC-130E's had the same system as the WC-135's, so why not use those pods again?
  18. I was standing at the bar one night minding my own business. This FAT ugly chick came up behind me, grabbed my behind and said, "You're kinda cute. You gotta phone number?" I said, "Yeah, you gotta pen?" She said, "Yeah, I got a pen". I said, "You better get back in it before the farmer misses you." Cost me 6 stitches but when you’re over seventy...who cares? Cowboy: "Give me 3 packets of condoms, please." Lady Cashier: "Do you need a paper bag with that, sir?" Cowboy: "Nah. She's purty good lookin'." When you’re over seventy...who cares? I was talking to a young woman in the bar last night. She said, "If you lost a few pounds, had a shave and got your hair cut, You'd look all right.” I said, “If I did that, I'd be talking to your friends over there instead of you.” Cost me a fat lip but, when you’re over seventy...who cares? I went to the pub last night and saw a BIG woman dancing on a table. I said, "Good legs." The girl giggled and said, "Do you really think so?" I said, "Definitely! Most tables would have collapsed by now." Cost me 6 more stitches. But when you’re over seventy...who cares?
  19. Earlier
  20. The guide to wife translations: The wife says: You want The wife means: You want The wife says: We need The wife means: I want The wife says: It's your decision The wife means: The correct decision should be obvious The wife says: Do what you want The wife means: You'll pay for this later The wife says: We need to talk The wife means: I need to complain The wife says: Sure... go ahead The wife means: I don't want you to The wife says: I'n not upset The wife means: Of course I'm upset you moron The wife says: You're ... so manly The wife means: You need a shave and sweat a lot The wife says: Be romantic, turn out the lights The wife means: I have flabby thighs. The wife says: This kitchen is so inconvenient The wife means: I want a new house. The wife says: I want new curtains. The wife means: Also carpeting, furniture, and wallpaper! The wife says: I need wedding shoes. The wife means: The other forty pairs are the wrong shade of white. The wife says: Hang the picture there The wife means: No, I mean hang it there! The wife says: I heard a noise The wife means: I noticed you were almost asleep. The wife says: Do you love me? The wife means: I'm going to ask for something expensive. The wife says: How much do you love me? The wife means: I did something today you're not going to like. The wife says: I'll be ready in a minute. The wife means: Kick off your shoes and take an hour nap. The wife says: Am I fat? The wife means: Tell me I'm beautiful. The wife says: You have to learn to communicate. The wife means: Just agree with me. The wife says: Are you listening to me? The wife means: [Too late, your doomed.] The wife says: Yes The wife means: No The wife says: No The wife means: No The wife says: Maybe The wife means: No The wife says: I'm sorry The wife means: You'll be sorry The wife says: Do you like this recipe? The wife means: You better get used to it The wife says: All we're going to buy is a soap dish The wife means: I'm coming back with enough to fill this place. The wife says: Was that the baby? The wife means: Get out of bed and walk him The wife says: I'm not yelling! The wife means: Yes I am! I think this is important! In answer to the question "What's wrong?" The wife says: The same old thing. The wife means: Nothing. The wife says: Nothing. The wife means: Everything. The wife says: Nothing, really. The wife means: It's just that you're an idiot. The wife says: I don't want to talk about it. The wife means: I'm still building up steam.
  21. tinyclark

    Our #3 Engine Failed to Air Start

    None of the T.O.s I have start with Oxford.
  22. tinyclark

    TCTO 1C-130H-548 and 1-C130-1545

    I hope you don't think you could install it yourselves. This mod takes serious tooling and leveling equipment.
  23. Sonny

    Business one-liners

    Business one-liners: As the economy gets better, everything else gets worse. As they say in Beirut, Shiite happens. Asking dumb questions is easier than correcting dumb mistakes. Assumption is the mother of all foul-ups. At any level of traffic, any delay is intolerable. Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself. Bad news drives good news out of the media. Bare feet magnetize sharp metal objects so they always point upward from the floor. Batman is the hero any of us could be, given determination, exercise, and deep psychological trauma. - Chris Jarocha-Ernst Be content with what you've got, but be sure you've got plenty. Business one-liners 16: Beauty is only skin deep, ugly goes clear to the bone. Before you give a colleague a piece of your mind, be sure you can spare it. Being a good communicator means people find out what is really wrong with you. Believing is seeing. Better latent than never. Beware of a dark-haired man with a loud tie. Beware of a tall dark man with a spoon up his nose. Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil. Beware of one who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds themself no wiser than before. They are full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. - Sir John A. MacDonald, Canada's first prime minister Beware of those wearing suspenders with belts.
  24. Sonny

    Medical Science

    Two 80 year old men sat talking over the weather and the latest in medical science, and such, when one brings up the latest male medical miracle, Viagra. The other wasn't familiar with Viagra and asked the first man what it was for. The first man said, "It's the greatest thing I've ever known. The Fountain of Youth!! Makes you feel like a man of 30." The second then asked, "Can you get it over the counter?" "You probably could, if you took 2 pills", said the first man.
  25. Mt.crewchief

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    Downtown Ubon Thailand 1968
  26. Mt.crewchief

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    Shuri Castle Okinawa 1967
  27. Mt.crewchief

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    Bob Hope show at Marine base. Okinawa. 1967? Maybe 1968
  28. Mt.crewchief

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    Commercial cargo ship. Naha Port. 1968
  29. Mt.crewchief

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    Pedro the fire helicopter prepared to put out acft. fire at Air show. Naha, 1967
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