747 Things to Do on a Plane: From Lift-off to Landing, All by Justin Cord Hayes

By Justin Cord Hayes

Sleep, learn or watch a film. no longer a lot to do on a airplane. Or is there? Air shuttle boredom becomes out of date with this pleasing advisor. retain your self busy in the course of the lengthy wait on the airport and the cruise in the course of the skies. instead of simply wait in safety checks' lengthy traces or undergo onboard in the course of the most recent child-friendly motion picture, readers can really do whatever! whatever! every little thing they can very likely dream of has been incorporated for his or her viewing and enjoyment. Make the flight the easiest a part of your vacation. not more counting peanuts, incessant tapping of ft, or drooling on that tiny pillow. The boredom stops right here, the following, and here.

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A bright exception to this was a horizontal band on the vertical fin labeling the base or the unit to which the C-141 belonged. " The color matches FS26173 gray.

This example made a stateside visit in July 1992 (in the post-Soviet era). airborne command post in the interim. The company suggested the command post could be built with integral stations for crew and equipment, or a standard C-141 could be converted by installing vans. The inclusion of in-flight refueling receiver capability was touted as an option to greatly extend the aircraft's time on station. Defoliage: Lockheed-Georgia sketched a C-141A carrying three large internal tanks capable of delivering defoliant chemicals dispersed through the aft fuselage, citing the Starlifter's range and speed as benefits over C-123 and Huey helicopter defoliation aircraft used in the 1960s.

C-141 B loadmasters could refer to this chart showing vehicle and cargo load specifications. Treadway areas could support more pneumatic-tire vehicle weight than could the flooring between the designated treadways. (Lockheed Martin) improvement in cruise performance. An order went out for the vortex gen- erators to be removed in the field. Vortex Generators Removed APUs Changed to Vent Sideways Initially C-14IAs had vortex genThe auxiliary power unit CAPU) erators - small metal blades attached for the C-14I is carried in the left to the upper surface of portions of the main landing gear pod.

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