From Pine View Farm

Galaxy 2

A C-5 turning in its approach to Dover Air Force Base.

Watch it here.

The noise you hear in the background is the noise of the cooling tower place. Gradually, however, the sound of the jet engines overwhelms it.



  1. Bill

    July 2, 2007 at 11:45 pm

    When you live in Dover, you get used to the sound of the C-5s. Every once in a while we get a jet fighter or two flying in and out of the Base. An F-16, F-18, or A-10 Thunderbolt (the Warthog – my personal favorite) will get your attention.

  2. Frank

    July 4, 2007 at 12:01 am

    Yeah, but there’s a clumsy majesty about the C-5s that nothing else approaches.

    I remember going to an airshow once up at whatchamacallit, the Bucks county airbase that’s closing.

    When the fighters came, it was

    < .--------Here come . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . the fighters--------------->

    The neatest sight was watching C-130’s parallel park.