Re: C5 Galaxy at SFO?

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:53:23 
From:         Greg <>
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Raytheon wrote:
> Hugh Dickson wrote:
> > Aloha,   Could have been the support stuff for Al Gore's visit
> > to SFO on 3/8.  The secret service used to use C-141 but
> > maybe our next prez. needs a bigger plane.  The planes used
> > to RON at the United Air Lines Maint. Base at SFO.
> Whenever the prez comes to LAX, a C-5 is used for the motorcade
> vehicles. The distinctive sound of those engines is unmistakable.

Gore was indeed in the Bay Area that weekend. Regarding the engines,
they do sound like death approaching.  A couple of C5s fly over my
town per month on average on their way into Travis AFB.