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in C-130 General
Posted October 15, 2011
WEATHER BIRD 65-0967 IS IN WACO TEXAS.
Posted April 6, 2011
was stationed there from 66 to 67 in the 4442. worked phase dock for MR. Flyn. great duty and loved the area. to bad the closed it and left other rat holes open.
Posted February 8, 2011
I just had the same experience with the VA. I was trying to get assistance with hearing aids. but according to their procedures even with my SEA time and 26 years with C130's I don't qualify.
Posted November 11, 2010
also as a veteran, thanks to all that have served and are serving now. I was selected to participate as a veteran in the parade here in town today. great honor.
in C-130 Technical
Posted November 2, 2010
an operational supplement is in work to revise the caution in TO 1C-130H-2-10JG-00-1 section 10-20-01,which states "DO NOT USE MECHANICAL RESTRAINING DEVICES ON FLIGHT CONTROLS UNLESS IT NOT FEASIBLE TO PRESSURIZE THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM OR AIRCRAFT DOES NOT HAVE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM CAPABILITY" GUST LOCKS (RUDDER/ELEVATOR p/n 7435084, AILERON P/N 7937793 are the preferred method to prevent flight control surface wind damage irrespective of the hydraulic system status. ensure contour clamps are not used as gust locks.
Posted November 1, 2010
in a maintenance advisory put out by Jason Peaster, Engineer equipment specialist Ed Minter the rudder/elevator gust locks are p/n 7435084 are preferred ones . their ph# is DSN 468-5365 and 472-8603.
in C-130 Historical
Posted June 13, 2010
if and when the info on the Spectre crew is available, woul like to see it. I was with the 16SOS for several years.