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  •  Definitely don't want that load lingering (1+ / 0-)
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    lazybum

    or hanging up in the back — a sustained aft center of gravity would render the plane unstable!

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 08:49:22 AM PST

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    •  Airfield in Africa (2+ / 0-)
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      Simplify, lazybum

      On Sao Tome to be specific, still has the fuselage of a C-141 that experienced a sustained aft center-of-gravity, or as it was described immediately after we saw it nose up "Well shit, loadmaster just screwed the pooch."

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