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  1. I'm sure they fly it down like we do in the 135 just curious how well that works with the new system Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  2. https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2022/08/26/kc-46-forced-to-land-with-refueling-boom-out-stranding-hill-staffers/ Boom not stowed and latched oops Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  3. https://www.rezvanimotors.com/ Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  4. -Sorry posted earlier in wrong thread Pretty sick SUVs these guys make for a steep price but they still look cool for those of you who like bad ass looking military style vehicles. Plus the guy who created the company has a history with flying. https://www.rezvanimotors.com/...ar#the-story-of-ferris-rezvani Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  5. KC-135 has been a great aircraft to fly up until Blk45 became more of a negative than a positive (see autopilot issues in other threads) but for as old as she is she is really a great plane to fly. The 135 is definitely a more hands on airplane to fly that you have to handle and understand we don't have the automation many newer airframes have. Deployments: all depends on your unit but right now we're doing squadron Deployments and those are lasting about 4 months but with covid and times changing we're seeing a lot of changes. Ops tempo is extremely high right now. As a copilot it won't be too bad for you but once you upgrade expect to be other road a lot TDY and etc. The KC-10 is slowly going off line so we have been picking up a lot of taskings and we've even had to cancel leave for ACs we are so short manned. Let me know what other questions you have but overall I've liked my time in the tanker. Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  6. Long story short our crew just experienced a land as soon as possible IFE crossing the ocean recently and had to turn off all radios but one and received help from an American crew on 123.45 to pass position reports to Santa Maria until we were in VHF range of Lajes. I just wanted to know if someone can get me contact information to reach out to American to thank that crew for the help. Anything is appreciated. Thanks Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  7. https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-army/2022/03/07/500-more-us-troops-deploying-to-europe-as-russias-war-on-ukraine-continues/ Looks like more tankers headed that way Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  8. If you guys are into HBO max shows I highly recommend The Righteous Gemstones. Sent from my SM-F926U1 using Baseops Network mobile app
  9. https://www.airforcetimes.com/pay-benefits/mil-money/2021/09/13/temporary-hike-in-bah-imminent-for-some-troops-families-caught-in-housing-crunch/ Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app Looks like a couple high cost areas are about to get temporary BAH increases
  10. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/hot-mic-airline-pilot-caught-ranting-about-the-bay-area/amp/ Which one of you guys was it ha Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
  11. Hey guys if you get the chance let's try to save a piece of aviation history. This is for the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum out of San Diego: http://chng.it/TBDPBZQNcc https://flyingleathernecks.org/ Edit: Sorry posted earlier in wrong thread Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
  12. [emoji481][emoji481] RIP Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
  13. I saw it, solid movie in my opinion but I wouldn't pay $20 for it. That's just me though 🤣 Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
  14. Definitely do a KC135, she's old but still getting the job done Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
  15. Fairchild has been doing business efforts recently trying to help out the units dying for currency. We love BEs because it keeps us away from flying around the flagpole day in and day out. We almost did one at Ellsworth but got hit with covid restrictions and had to help them from home station. I'd love to help out some units on the east coast. Charleston would be dope since it's home lol Sent from my SM-G973U using Baseops Network mobile app
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