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C-5 Ends Up On Short Dirt Airfield – Now Has To Take Off

C-5 Ends Up On Short Dirt Airfield, Now Has To Take Off

The following footage shows a U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy taking off from Ilopango airport, located on the eastern part of the city of San Salvador, El Salvador. What makes the video really interesting is the fact that the giant American cargo aircraft uses most of runway 33 (2,240m/7,349ft in …

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

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

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin. It provides the United States Air Force (USAF) with a heavy intercontinental-range strategic airlift capability one that can carry outsize and oversize loads, including …

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