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Inside The Largest Plane In The Air Force: The Gigantic Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

Inside The Largest Plane In The Air Force: The Gigantic Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is the biggest Military aircraft in the sky.

It can load up tanks, helicopters, cargo transports and still have plenty of room for 75 passengers.

The C-5 has been serving the US Air Force since 1970 and no plane does it better when it comes to moving heavy loads of military cargo.

C-5 Galaxy Largest Military Transport Aircraft Used The US Air Force

Here is an Inside tour of The Largest Plane In The Air Force

 

The Galaxy has proven to be a reliable transport in every American conflict since the Vietnam War. Staff Sergeant Marsh from Dover Air Force Base gives us a tour through a C-5 Galaxy very much in the style of MTV Cribs.

one that can carry outsize and oversize loads, including all air-certifiable cargo.

See The Largest Plane In The Air Force – C-5 Galaxy Cargo Loading

 

“As the Air Force’s largest and only strategic airlifter, the C-5 Galaxy can carry more cargo farther distances than any other aircraft. With a payload of six Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs) or up to five helicopters, the C-5 can haul twice as much cargo as any other airlifter.”

The C-5 is a large high-wing cargo aircraft with a distinctive high T-tail fin stabilizer and with four TF39 turbofan engines mounted on pylons beneath wings that are swept 25 degrees.

 

Above the plane-length cargo deck, it provides an upper deck for flight operations and for seating 75 passengers including the embarked loadmaster crew, all who face to the rear of the aircraft during flight. Full-open bay doors at both nose and tail enable “drive-through” loading and unloading of cargo

 

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