C-17

  I sometimes post about aircraft that I see cross over our heads here at the Museum. Yesterday (12/4/14), a cloud filled and misty day, I witnessed an Air Force C-17 flyover. Not the largest plane in operation today but a big one just the same, the Boeing C-17¬†Globemaster III was designed to carry troops and cargo to remote air strips. It only needs a runway of 3500 feet¬†(dirt or paved). The plane has a wingspan of 169.8 feet, lengthRead more