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flight planning model for the military Airlift Command

Joseph L. Midler

flight planning model for the military Airlift Command

by Joseph L. Midler

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Air Force. -- Military Airlift Command,
  • Production scheduling.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 27.

    StatementJ. L. Midler and R. D. Wollmer.
    SeriesAD -- 678 504, RM-5722-PR, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-5722-PR..
    ContributionsWollmer, Richard D., joint author.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16539344M

    Strategic Airlift Although strategic airlift is not new, it came of age with the development of two types of giant air transports: the C “Starlifter” and the C-5 “Galaxy.” In the late s, a project was begun to increase Military Airlift Command's airlift capability using the most cost-effective method.   Subsequently, the nd TCG was redesignated the nd Military Airlift Group on 1 April and reassigned to the Military Airlift Command. Mission aircraft became the C Globemaster. Aircrews were tasked to fly personnel and equipment over an area ranging from Labrador to the Caribbean, to many bases throughout Europe, to Vietnam.

    On 1 January , the Military Air Transport Service was discontinued, being replaced by Military Airlift Command (MAC). With the change of major command designations, the th was re-designated as the th Military Airlift Group, the d as a Military Airlift Squadron. The th became part of the 21st Air Force, McGuire AFB, New Jersey.   The 62nd Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is part of Air Mobility Command and provides the Department of Defense a fast, flexible and responsive airlift capability. The 62nd Airlift Wing, together with its Reserve associate wing, the th Airlift Wing, provides a large part of Air Mobility Command's Global Reach airlift capability.

    General Duane H. Cassidy, Commander in Chief, United States Transportation Command and Commander in Chief, Military Airlift Command: an oral history: Air Force joint and business careers by Duane H Cassidy (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Since most military transports can now easily fly non-stop to Europe, Lajes has become a shadow of its previous robust hub. This represents a terrible loss of air crew access to this marvelous island." (Excerpt from "Flying the Line, an Air Force Pilot's Journey," book three, in progress. Book series web site: ).


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Get this from a library. A flight planning model for the military Airlift Command. [Joseph L Midler; Richard D Wollmer] -- The report describes an analytic approach to Military Airlift Command (MAC) flight scheduling that takes account of the uncertainty present in cargo requirements or demands confronting MAC.

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Deputy Chief of Staff. The Military Airlift Command (MAC) is an inactive United States Air Force major command (MAJCOM) that was headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, ished on 1 JanuaryMAC was the primary strategic airlift organization of the Air Force untilwhen Air Force tactical airlift units in the Tactical Air Command (TAC) were merged into MAC to create a unified airlift : United States Air Force.

US TRANSPORTATION COMMAND NEWS RELEASE: USTRANSCOM Guidance to the Joint Force Regarding use of Face Coverings in USTRANSCOM and AMC Passenger Terminals and Aircraft.

Read the USTC News Release and Briefing Card here. On Apr. 14,U.S. Transportation Command directed the use of personally procured or self-made face coverings in all TRANSCOM and Air Mobility Command. The last C Cargomaster is retired to the aircraft graveyard at Davis-Monthan AFB to end a chapter in military airlift history.

It fell victim to the jet age and the jumbo airlift capability of the C-5A Galaxy. This event ushers in the modern all-jet flight planning model for the military Airlift Command book fleet. Plan for every climate. You might be on a flight initially scheduled to go to Hawaii, but have an emergency reroute to Alaska to fulfill the military Space-A flight’s primary mission.

Don’t be caught with just flip-flops in your luggage. Be flexible. Make the delays and alternate routes an adventure, rather than an inconvenience. Space-Available Sign-up Email Form. Click HERE To Use Our Automated Space-A Email Sign-up Form Sends System Generated Email.

Or Do It the Old Way. To Sign-Up For Space-A Travel, You May Fill Out An AMC FormSpace Available Travel Request, And Bring or E-Mail It To Your Desired AMC Passenger r Option Is To Simply Provide All Of The Required. Tactical Airlift).2 While the basic idea of a segregated airlift system endures, its ap-plication in modern air warfare has periodically been challenged.

General Horner, the coalition forces air component commander during Operation Desert Storm, ar-gued in his book Every Man a Tiger that the strategic versus tactical planning model was obsolete.

Command’s (AMC) th Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC). To facilitate mission planning, deploying/redeploying units will be prepared to create planning load plans prior to unit movement. Any changes in requirements may also necessitate the need for new load plans.

The th. Operation Nickel Grass was a strategic airlift operation conducted by the United States to deliver weapons and supplies to Israel during the Yom Kippur a series of events that took place over 32 days, the U.S.

Air Force's Military Airlift Command ship tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies in C Starlifter and C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft between The following types of travelers are authorized to use Space-A airlift.

The regulation DoD R contains a complete listing of eligible passengers by category, and the AMC site lists the majority of information you will need to plan your trip. Required documentation for each traveler is also listed below.

Inactivated on 1 JuneAir Transport Command was the precursor to what became the Military Air Transport Service in and was redesignated Military Airlift Command (MAC) in It was consolidated with MAC inproviding a continuous history of long range airlift through when the mission was transferred to today's Air.

Flight planning information for military Space Available travel. Facebook Passenger terminals in the space-available travel program post which flights are available and how many seats are on each flight for up to 72 hours on their individual Facebook pages (listed below).

Just as the United States was ending its massive involvement in Vietnam and reducing its force structure, the Military Airlift Command (MAC) was called upon to conduct a major wartime airlift in support of Israel.

At approximately 2 p.m. on the afternoon of 6 October. The Strategic Airlift Capability has a lifespan of a minimum of 30 years and its member nations have committed to constant development of the program and its capabilities. According to the Strategic Airlift Capability Memorandum of Understanding, SAC nations have access to 3, annual C flight hours produced by the Heavy Airlift Wing.

Brigadier General Harold Frederick Funsch is the command surgeon, Military Airlift Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

General Funsch, a native of St. Louis, Mo., was born in He began his military career with a Reserve commission as a first lieutenant upon graduating from the St. Louis University School of Medicine in June The general's staff experience includes a variety of assignments at Headquarters Military Airlift Command, U.S.

Transportation Command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force. He has commanded an operations support squadron, a C Starlifter flying squadron, and a C and C Globemaster operations group and airlift wing. The Military Airlift Command (now Air Mobility Command) was the first military organization to formally embrace CRM training, implementing CRM instruction in and co-sponsoring the pivotal Cockpit Resource Management Training Conference with.

The Federal Aviation Administration said that a preliminary investigation showed that a controller gave descent instructions intended for a U.S. Navy Grumman A-6 Intruder en route from Pendleton, Oregon, to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, to the Military Airlift Command C The two aircraft were both at 10, feet, about 60 miles apart.

The 53rd Military Airlift Squadron Airmen took flight from Norton Air Force Base, San Bernadino, Calif., on a special mission to Alice Springs, Austrailia, they explained. "Our orders were to quietly go in and get out", said the flight's Navigator (1st Lt.) Eli E.

Colotta, shaking his head. Thehowever, wasn't privy to their mission.The C HERCULES, Tactical Airlift Missions,by Sam McGowan, Tab/Aero, Written by a former tactical airlifter (me!), this book describes the mission which made the reputation of the C, the troop carrier/tactical airlift mission of through the end of the Vietnam tly out of print, several copies are in the hands of airlifters throughout the world.Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a United States Department of Defense (DoD) Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S.

military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad", with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft .