Re: C5 Galaxy at SFO?

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:53:24 
From:         inet@intellisys.net (brian whatcott)
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On 17 Mar 99 01:25:02 , David Bromage,dbromage@fang.omni.com.au says...
>Hugh Dickson (hnlhugh@worldnet.att.net) 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
>
>Always? They brought a C-5 to Australia when Clinton visited. The pilot
>took some convinging that he'd have to do a 180 at the end of the runway
>at Canberra as it was too heavy for the taxiway.

The C-5 demonstrated soft field operations at acceptance.
It can use a grass runway.

Brian Whatcott     Altus OK