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  •  I've heard this about skydivers and C-130s (0+ / 0-)

    Apparently that big rear door is really nice for big jumps. But when a lot of them decide to stand there to assemble for the jump and throw the c/g out, apparently pilots get really, really antsy. Fortunately, when the plane pitches up, the skydivers tend to jump, alleviating the problem.

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