DC E4B - correcting my own post
- I had said looking glass - I had big distractions when
writing (a 3 year old going mad wanting ice cream).
Looking Glass would indeed be strange to see here - an
E4B has more possible explanations, since they do have
other missions and do get "loaned out".
I would urge the guy from Fox to put up a clip of the video on
the net for us all to see - I am sure that video is pretty intense
with the panic happening.
>that is funny (well, sort of anyway) ;-) 'fraid I am not a mig jocky.
> Doug, would you happen to be a former PVO Strany intel officer,
> director, or interceptor pilot whose area of responsibility was the
> Peninsula area on 31 August, 1983? :)
>yes, my observations were clouded by the enthusiastic 3 year old yelling
> 'Looking Glass' is an E-6B airframe, similar to a Boeing 707.
> The post you responded to clearly referred to the aircraft in
> question as
> being an E-4B, which is a Boeing 747 airframe, it also clearly
> referred to
> the aircraft as being used for the National Airborne Operations Center
> mission(s), not the Looking Glass mission.
about ice cream and trying to sit on my computer ;-) I figure I can
the diff between the 707 and the 747 - the 4 in the middle is important!
and about a million pounds....