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Posted: 8/29/2004 8:00:34 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 9:26:01 AM EST by SC-Texas]
My Office.


Above: Looking South on Main.

Above: Looking North up main street towards our downtown Mosque.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:03:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 8:04:05 AM EST by DK-Prof]
It's sunday !

God would be angry if I was at work



(actually, I AM working today - but not going into the office)
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:03:58 AM EST
I think Boomer has the best office picts here.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:06:09 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:17:25 AM EST
Not my exact view, but pretty close.



Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:18:34 AM EST
Here's beautiful and not so beautiful Kandahar. These were taken a little over an hour apart.



CHRIS
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:21:10 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:21:15 AM EST
One morning.....





Later that day......





Another day.... (Mt Rainer in background, coworker coming at me......)


Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:25:07 AM EST
from my office i can see the back of the bathroom door..............................
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:29:22 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:40:34 AM EST
tagged for Monday.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:40:57 AM EST
Was this

Now this
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 8:58:37 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:01:54 AM EST

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:
store5.yimg.com/I/cubicles_1798_555



+1
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:08:16 AM EST

Originally Posted By cmjohnson:
www.bigfoto.com/sites/galery/background/background_brick_wall.jpg



CJ



Ummm.........

yeah

<----

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:09:49 AM EST


I'm just a glorified hotel reservations agent.
(First attempt at posting a picture. )
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:11:22 AM EST
No windows - and no cameras allowed anyway.

Hopefully that will change soon.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:11:30 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 9:12:21 AM EST by AZ-K9]


Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:16:14 AM EST
I am one of the unwashed masses that allows the office scum to have a nice cushy air conditioned existance.............................lol
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:17:19 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:18:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By AZ-K9:
www.canit.se/~griffon/aviation/img/saab/gripen/gall97/gripen-cockpit.jpg




You seem to have pretty cramped quarters? Budget cuts have you stuck outside?
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:21:57 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:24:08 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:25:52 AM EST
My workplace changes daily. I am in and out of OTHER people's offices.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:27:09 AM EST
Office?

Yeah.....right..
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:36:12 AM EST
EVERY DAY

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:37:59 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:59:57 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:06:46 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 10:09:36 AM EST by dpmmn]
I stare at one of these all day

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:07:32 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 10:08:26 AM EST by 1776]

Originally Posted By kpel308:
Is that a Pilatus PC-9? Nice birds, even if they aren't made here.




Originally Posted By cmjohnson:
Yes, a Pilatus PC-9, sort of . It's actually designated a T-6A Texan II. Allegedly made by Beech Aircraft, sort of.

They're supposedly a hoot!

I'd love to get a shot in one.

CJ





www.airforce-technology.com/projects/texan/

T-6A TEXAN II (JPATS), USA

The US Navy and the US Air Force selected the Beech Pilatus PC-9 Mark II, now named the T-6A Texan II, as the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS). The T-6A Texan II, manufactured by Raytheon Aircraft in Wichita (a subsidiary of Raytheon Company), is a primary trainer that will also accommodate instruction in advanced aerial and air-to-ground manoeuvres. The aircraft is capable of providing over 155 hours of training, including weapons delivery training.

The Pilatus PC-9 was a proven high performance turboprop trainer in operation with the Air Forces of Australia, Union of Burma, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland. The major differences between the T-6A Texan II and the PC-9 are: a more powerful engine, a computer controlled trim aid device, a Martin Baker zero-zero ejection seat, single point refuelling, a 270 knot bird resistant canopy and pressurised cockpit.

Since winning the JPATS competition, first deliveries of the aircraft were made in 2000 to the USAF. 167 low-rate initial production (LRIP) aircraft have been ordered (30 for USN, 137 for USAF) with initial operating capability (IOC) achieved in October 2001 for the Air Force and August 2003 for the Navy. A contract for full-rate production of 230 aircraft was placed in January 2002. Over 140 aircraft have been delivered. The JPATS program has a scheduled requirement for the US Navy to receive 328 aircraft and the USAF 454, with deliveries continuing to 2017. The aircraft are to replace USAF T-37B and USN T-34C aircraft.

An international version of the aircraft is being marketed worldwide and 24 aircraft have been delivered to the NATO Flying Training School in Canada. 45 aircraft have been ordered by the Hellenic Air Force in Greece, all of which have been delivered.

COCKPIT

Access to the cockpit is through the side-opening, single piece canopy and windscreen. The canopy and windscreen are bird-strike resistant at speeds up to 270 knots. Seating is in a stepped tandem configuration. The pressurised cockpit is equipped with sunlight readable Smiths Aerospace multifunction active matrix liquid crystal displays.

The aircraft has a through the canopy ejection system with a Martin Baker Mark US16LA zero/zero ejection seat.

TRIM AID DEVICE

A high powered, single engine turboprop aircraft normally requires extensive rudder control by the pilot, and most trainee pilots graduate to jet aircraft where engine torque is not a factor. In order to reduce the need for rudder control on the T-6A, the Trim Aid Device was developed and patented by Raytheon Aircraft. The device reduces the need for excessive rudder trim by balancing the trim requirements, using the aircraft's pitch rate, air speed, altitude and engine setting to set the rudder trim tab position even in aerobatic manoeuvres. The Trim Aid Device is installed in the aft avionics bay.

WEAPONS

The aircraft has six underwing hardpoints, three on each side for carrying air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons systems. The centre station on each side is "wet" for external fuel tanks.

ENGINE

The aircraft uses a Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-68 turboprop engine which provides a flat rated 1100 standard horsepower. The range of the aircraft is more than 1,667km.

The powerplant provides an initial climb rate in excess of 3,300ft/min and the aircraft climbs to 18,000ft in under 6mins. The maximum cruise speed of the aircraft is 500km/h and the altitude ceiling 9,500m. The aircraft demonstrates sustained turn performance of 2g at an altitude of 22,000ft.

POWER MANAGEMENT UNIT

The aircraft is equipped with the Power Management Unit (PMU), a highly advanced digital electronic engine control unit. The PMU, developed by Raytheon and Pratt and Whitney Canada, sets the engine power in response to the setting of the pilot's power control lever and to the ambient pressure and temperature. The control functions of the power management unit make it impossible for a trainee pilot to over-torque the engine. The power management unit recognises the conditions which could potentially result in flameout (cessation of combustion in the engine) and automatically provides ignition in the event of sudden decreases in speed or in the interstage turbine temperature.

The Propeller Interface Unit (PIU) is an electro-mechanical control unit mounted to the engine reduction gearbox, which provides a propeller speed signal to the PMU and responds to speed control signals from the PMU. The PIU provides overspeed protection via a mechanical overspeed governor.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:08:12 AM EST
I work out of a service truck so my view changes by the second.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:12:16 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 10:16:19 AM EST by BigT]

Originally Posted By cmjohnson:
Yes, a Pilatus PC-9, sort of . It's actually designated a T-6A Texan II. Allegedly made by Beech Aircraft, sort of.

They're supposedly a hoot!

I'd love to get a shot in one.

CJ



We had one of those crash here last April.

savannahnow.com/stories/080704/2355993.shtml
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:14:20 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:34:01 AM EST

Originally Posted By Paul:I'm unemployeed for the next few weeks



poor you!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:34:44 AM EST

Originally Posted By kill-9:
www.virtualstapler.com/office_space/images/milton_intro.jpg




that guy's cube is twice as big as mine, and he doesn't have to sit with his back to the entrance


Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:52:53 AM EST


Part time anyways.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 12:39:56 PM EST
I cannot take any picturs at work, but here are two of where I work at in the background.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 12:40:06 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/30/2004 5:47:17 PM EST by mohabie]



Link Posted: 8/29/2004 1:39:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By BigT:

We had one of those crash here last April.

savannahnow.com/stories/080704/2355993.shtml



Wow, yet another tale of bad judgement leading to an aviation tragedy. Thanks for posting this link. Stories like this are a reminder of why one can't afford cockiness in risky situations.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 1:41:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
It's sunday !

God would be angry if I was at work



(actually, I AM working today - but not going into the office)



The Sabbath is Saturday. I'm working today too, but from home. Writing policy is not my favorite thing, but it has to be done because a contractor who wasn't even qualified to do it already botched the job and I get to fix his mess.

My old office used to overlook Bush 41's home in Houston. I haven't had a view since.

Remember the Alamo, and God Bless Texas...
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 1:46:10 PM EST

Originally Posted By 2A373:
I cannot take any picturs at work, but here are two of where I work at in the background.
img.photobucket.com/albums/v345/nanneya/04E00006.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v345/nanneya/04E00007.jpg



TACTICAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE?
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 1:50:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By 1776:

Originally Posted By 2A373:
I cannot take any picturs at work, but here are two of where I work at in the background.
img.photobucket.com/albums/v345/nanneya/04E00006.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v345/nanneya/04E00007.jpg



TACTICAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE?



Crew Chief
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 1:53:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By kpel308:

Originally Posted By kill-9:
www.virtualstapler.com/office_space/images/milton_intro.jpg


I believe you have my stapler.


No I do...
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:07:01 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:10:12 PM EST
I have no at-work photos.

However, I did have a fairly decent view from my apartment when I lived in NYC many years ago. (It was especially nice of a night time - other than when they illuminated the Empire State Building with gay liberation colored lights ).


Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:43:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/5/2004 1:20:17 PM EST by Leonidas]
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Link Posted: 8/29/2004 2:58:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/30/2004 6:49:40 AM EST by bvmjethead]
Here's a few, as my "office" changes hourly.









Link Posted: 8/29/2004 4:53:33 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:57:11 PM EST
Yup. Crew training simulators. Not sure for how much longer though
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:52:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By Leonidas:
img15.exs.cx/img15/553/office1.jpg



Hey, you guys hiring??


Bigfeet
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:57:58 PM EST
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