Tag: Dover Air Force Base

The Strange case of “Lt Col Seagull,” the C-5 Squadron Ops...

"In reading my professional evaluation I saw the statement citing my flying in command for ASEV had been removed. He frowned and nodded his...

USAF receives final C-5M Super Galaxy

The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the 2040s On Aug. 2, 2018 at the...

That time a C-5 driver performed a high speed flyby over...

A phone call to the Pentagon led to calls to MAC headquarters at Scott AFB, then to the Dover wing commander to find out...

Stall and Fall! That time a C-5 Galaxy nearly crashed while approaching...

Disputes arose almost immediately since this was a reserve C-5 crew with an active duty copilot, who also happened to be female. The active...

An in-depth analysis of infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part II:...

The pilot said they were slamming the throttles against the firewall, but they couldn’t get any more thrust and couldn’t understand why they could...

Here’s how you can taxi out a massive C-5 Galaxy from...

"'You should see the spectators running for their lives, pilot!' Apparently a few hundred show-goers wanted to watch the C-5 taxi out and had...

An in-depth analysis of infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part 1:...

That angle of attack gauge suddenly leaps from 17 degrees to 20. A stall occurs at 18 degrees. Then the mechanical female voice alerts...

The story of the C-5 pilot that during his aircraft commander...

He looked at me wearily and said: “I’m so fucking tired, I don’t care if they violate me...” Jay Lacklen is a former C-5 pilot...

C-5 loadmaster gives you a tour of the gigantic Galaxy

Specially designed for heavy airlift, the C-5’s large front and rear cargo doors reduce cargo transfer times by allowing ground crews to load and...

FIVE DOVER’s C-5M AIRLIFTERS CLEARED FOR FLYING, ISSUE WAS WITH THE...

Meanwhile commander directed a replacement of all C-5M airlifters ball screw assembly parts fleet-wide to ensure compliance with standards of performance and maximize aircrew...

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