Boeing C 17 Globemaster III USAF Transport Aircraft

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is an enormous navy transport aircraft. It was developed for america Air Strain (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. The C-17 carries forward the title of two earlier piston-engined navy cargo aircraft, the Douglas C-74 Globemaster and the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II. The C-17 usually performs strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo all by way of the world; additional roles embody tactical airlift, medical evacuation and airdrop duties.

Boeing, which merged with McDonnell Douglas inside the 1990s, continued to manufacture C-17s for export shoppers following the tip of deliveries to the U.S. Air Strain. Apart from the US, the C-17 is in service with the UK, Australia, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, NATO Heavy Airlift Wing, India, and Kuwait. The last word C-17 was completed in Might 2015.

SHARE