Military opinion – The Colonel with the flaming wings Part 1 or, The Burrito.

Link to the article at military.com From the article, and on another occasion (the Colonel) "warmed a burrito on the exhaust duct of the aircraft." I cannot stand by and allow this injustice to go unaddressed. The exhaust duct is designed for warming burritos and crew chiefs (at least on the UH-60). Any crew member …

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The story of the sick helicopter and the broken pilot.

The sun was beating down mercilessly on the tarmac of Fort Hood Texas. The aircraft, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, sat on its pad, covered in wires and sensors like a hospital patient. I, Specialist BT, arrived at the hangar at 1200 p.m, ready for a take off in two hours, after the pilots go and …

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