Gone chuting from C-145 Skytruck

A parachuted bundle soars out of the back of a C-145 Skytruck during an airdrop mission over the Eglin Air Force Base range.  New and prior-qualified loadmasters release sandbags and 300-pound boxes from the 919th Special Operations Wing aircraft to as part of their initial airdrop or proficiency training.  The 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Airmen are responsible for packing, securing and recovering the equipment and parachutes.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

A parachuted bundle soars out of the back of a C-145 Skytruck during an airdrop mission over the Eglin Air Force Base range. New and prior-qualified loadmasters release sandbags and 300-pound boxes from the 919th Special Operations Wing aircraft to as part of their initial airdrop or proficiency training. The 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Airmen are responsible for packing, securing and recovering the equipment and parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

Staff Sgt. Justin Spencer, 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pushes parachute bundles toward a C-145 Skytruck to be loaded for a training sortie at Duke Field, Fla.  The 300-pound bundles are loaded so new loadmasters can perform their initial airdrop training and prior-qualified Airmen can maintain proficiency.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

Staff Sgt. Justin Spencer, 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pushes parachute bundles toward a C-145 Skytruck to be loaded for a training sortie at Duke Field, Fla. The 300-pound bundles are loaded so new loadmasters can perform their initial airdrop training and prior-qualified Airmen can maintain proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sam King)

DUKE FIELD, Fla. -- A parachuted bundle sweeps out of the back of a C-145 Skytruck during an airdrop mission over the Eglin Air Force Base range. New and prior-qualified loadmasters dropped training bundles from the 919th Special Operations Wing aircraft to as part of their initial airdrop or proficiency training.