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Fat Albert retires

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Fat Albert retires

Post by Skymaster » Fri May 24, 2019 9:22 pm

Blue Angels C130T 164763 retired without replacement...

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/2 ... eplacement

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Re: Fat Albert retires

Post by IanM » Sat May 25, 2019 7:45 am

Didn’t I read somewhere that the USN had bought a surplus RAF C-130J to replace it? Actually reading further down it states the deal hasn’t been finalised yet.

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Re: Fat Albert retires

Post by Seahornet1 » Tue May 28, 2019 3:05 pm

...it also served as the high-profile unit's on-demand airlift service, often shagging urgently needed spare parts and other items on short notice because 'the show must go on.' ...
Er..., doing what to the spare parts...? Not a term I've seen before in that context! :P

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Re: Fat Albert retires

Post by alanp » Wed May 29, 2019 2:27 am

It must have moved Tornado parts around. I heard that they were all shagged.
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