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  •  It was very common (2+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, shortfinals

    to see a C-141, or two, bringing parts to a C-5 before it could leave where ever it landed in the '70s. The maintenance hours per flight hour were astronomically high. The whale is the Everready bunny that just keeps going day in and day out.

    Time makes more converts than reason. Thomas Paine, Common Sense

    by VTCC73 on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56:21 AM PDT

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