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  1. Aggie08

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    I remember those days. Wasn't often we got to sit on the tailgate, but it was fun when we did.
     
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    man, my palms stated sweating the second i looked at that!
     
  4. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    I hated C-130s. Uncomfortable and the shitter only had a skirt to surround it. :lol:

    Still it would have been fun to walk out onto the ramp.
     
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    I've taken off in a C-130 three times but I never landed in one!

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    I have never jumped out of one and never wanted to as well. As an aviator I did not see the point in jumping out of a perfectly good flying plane.
     
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    For me, psychologically it is a tremendous boost to be able to suppress and control the fear... VERY empowering and applicable to other life challenges.

    Once you relax and focus the adrenaline charge will melt your mind...

    I only did it a few times but it was enough to make an impact!
    :evil: :D :evil: :D :evil: :D :evil: :D :evil: :D

    Me on a civilian static line jump:


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    I logged more hours in a C-130 in 18 months than most do in a lifetime. They are cold, noisy and miserable, but they always got us home. I will never forget watching bullet holes appear in the flooring with that familiar "pip pip pip" sound. It was a little colder and louder, but we continued flying. You can hate them for their cold, noisy and generally uncomfortable interior, but you gotta love their durability.
     
  9. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    They certainly are a great aircraft. They have been the transport work horse for us in Iraq. When I got to go home for 2 weeks they flew me out on a C-130 but at the same time I did not trust her like I did my aircraft.
     
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    Last time I was in one I slept on the seat of the truck that was part of the cargo
     
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    That's kinda funny :lol:

    Nice pic comiso.

    Adler - I know how you feel... although if I get a chance to get to Fort Benning and do jumps I'm there!
     
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    Nice pic! I'm oh so f**king jealous of those of you that flies, you sons of b**ches....8) 8) :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Whenever ANY of you comes to Glasgow, look me up and I'll buy you a "few" beers and drams...! And every toast will go to those who serves or have served!
     
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    To me, jumping off the back ramp was a hell of a lot scarier then going out the side doors. I remember not so much as leaping off the ramp, but more so going weak at the knees and falling out! :lol:
     
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    Hehe - what's a "dram" now?
     
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    I WANNA GO, I WANNA GO!!!
     
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    Cool pic. If I had the opportunity to do I certainly would take it...
     
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    Yeah I laid down on the Cargo the last time. I saw the Crew Chief doing it so I figured why the hell not.
     
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    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
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    When I went to San Fran they only had the ferry boat, not that ride!!! :(
     
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    Fairy Boat? or Ferry Boat?
     
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