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    Photo Essay: Andrews AFB Airshow Wows Crowd

    (Photos and story by Curt & Randy Jennings) SUITLAND, MD – Last weekend’s 2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show was once again a fantastic glimpse at the aerial capability of the United States military. The weather cooperated all three days of the show, without a drop of rain and mostly sunny skies, so everyone was […] More

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    The Most Complex Gear Ever Built For An Airlifter Is A Work Of Art And A Maintenance Challenge 

    When Lockheed engineers began work on the massive C-5A Galaxy during the mid-1960s they faced a myriad of aerospace design challenges: The weight of the aircraft itself- even when empty. Flex in the wings, the fuselage itself, and the extended T-tail. How to utilize the space above the cargo hold. Pressurization of thousands of cubic feet […] More