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Old 11th Aug 2018, 13:48
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Knowing with certainty exactly where the Space Craft is going to arrive is crucial.....and snatching 6000-7000 pounds will take large aircraft.....Blackhawk size or larger I would think.

You would need more than one....just in case the Recovery Aircraft developed a Snag that delays or prevents its take off.
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