Short taxi of KC-135A takeoff and departure from U-Tapao AB, Thailand. I had to vacate my Copilot’s seat for guest help’s, continuation training, requiring a takeoff. Therefore, I was able to capture the events free-hand from the jump seat.
Two ship tanker cell takeoff and partial departure from Hickam AFB via Honolulu International Airport. I am occupying, operating, and performing duties as Copilot during this left seat Aircraft Commander takeoff and departure.
This collaboration highlights the sights and sounds of the Flightline and Airfield Operations at UPT/SUPT during typical daytime training just east of the town of Del Rio under the Aerodrome of Laughlin AFB, TX. Most times of the year, the Index Of Thermal Stress (ITS) is Hot. As you check-in with the Supervisor Of Flying (SOF), the boards always indicates (ITS) – HOT. Get use to it; it’s the desert of West Texas, and most of the terrain looks the same from the air.