Here is an amazing Low Globemaster landing – Right under C-17’S GLIDE SLOPE. This footage comes to us from a Youtube subscriber by the name of Jones10395.
This video was taken on July 20th 2013 of a C-17 Globemaster III bringing in cargo in support of WAREX 2013.
The tail number of this exact aircraft is 05-5142 and is from March Air Force Base, Riverside, Moreno Valley, California.
He set himself up perfectly against the fence separating the public area from the landing strip, so basically, he got as close to this massive Globemaster III as possible.
Check it out. The sound is sick too and won’t blow out your eardrums.
Now, from what we know from the description of the video, this footage was caught on a GoPro. Because of that, the video is actually nice and crisp at 1080p, however, it’s a bit deceiving. GoPros have a slight fisheye lens distortion, so the sides of the video are a bit elongated.
This does not mean, however, that the plane wasn’t super low. If it was us, we probably wouldn’t have the cajones to stand there, but we’re glad this guy did.
Boeing’s C-17 Globemaster IIIs were first introduced in 1995 and although they’re expected to be in service for a while, had their production cut off at the end of 2015.