Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
The coldest I have ever been was -60 when we landed at Ft Wainwright AK, that was not too bad but when I deplaned for scanner duties I noticed a tire on the left fwd gear hanging at an unusual angle. We called Travis and they sent the parts, tools and a crewchief. Normally it takes 30 minutes to change the brake and wheel on a C-5 but at that temp it took over three hours of freezing our butts off to do it.
Coldest I have experienced was on Mt. Katahdin in Maine. -42F
I can't believe I was that young and dumb.
Views were awesome.