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Is the C-130 really cut out to be a water bomber?

July 3 2012 at 1:37 AM
Ian  (Login IanOshawa)
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from IP address 99.252.195.229

http://www.richard-seaman.com/Aircraft/Misc/FireFighters/index.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/02/us-usa-wildfires-crash-idUSBRE8610ZO20120702
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bDNCac2N1o

It's an incredible aircraft and largely beyond reproach in it's legacy. But is it time to rethink this mission for the aircraft?
And the larger question. Are we rolling the dice stressing those older WW2 era air frames as water bombers?


    
This message has been edited by IanOshawa from IP address 99.252.195.229 on Jul 3, 2012 1:42 AM


 
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