airlifter

Pictures feature C-5 Galaxy airlifters flying with only three engines

The C-5 Galaxy airlifters were approved for a one-time, three-engine flight for permanent repairs. Appeared on Code One Magazine, the… Read More

4 months ago

C-17 Globemaster III crew planned and executed demo within 24 hours

A C-17 Globemaster III crew from the 97th Airlift Squadron was given less than 24 hours to plan and execute… Read More

4 months ago

Antonov Restores Operations of its remaining five AN-124 Cargo Aircraft from Leipzig, Germany, where the Company Relocated after the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Antonov team plans to continue the operation of the remaining five AN-124 cargo aircraft from Leipzig where the company… Read More

9 months ago

Watch a huge C-17 Globemaster III taking off from a very short runway after it landed at too-small airport instead of landing at MacDill AFB

On Jul. 20, 2012, a huge USAF C-17 Globemaster III bound for MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida, landed a tad… Read More

9 months ago

Antonov Conducts Damage Assessment Of An-225 Mriya badly damaged during the Russian invasion of Ukraine

If the An-225 has been as badly damaged as some pictures suggest, repairing the aircraft may not even be possible.… Read More

9 months ago

LC-130 Hercules ski-equipped aircraft will no longer require JATO after engine upgrades

LC-130 Hercules aircraft will have a smoother takeoff from Antarctica and Greenland thanks to the new T56-8-15A 3.5 engines. LC-130… Read More

11 months ago

Photos and Video show the Remains of the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest plane ever built, destroyed at Hostomel Airport during the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest plane ever built, was destroyed at Hostomel airport during the Russian Invasion of Ukraine.… Read More

11 months ago

‘The biggest plane in the world “Mriya” (The Dream) was destroyed by Russian occupants,’ Ukrainian Government confirmed that the Antonov An-225 has been destroyed

Ukrainian Government confirmed via Twitter that the Antonov An-225 “Mriya" has been destroyed. Ukrainian Government confirmed via Twitter that the… Read More

11 months ago

Photo seems to Show that the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest plane ever built, has been Destroyed (Updated)

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world's largest aircraft might have become a casualty of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The… Read More

11 months ago

Russian forces take control over Hostomel Airport, Home of the Antonov AN-225. But the ‘Mriya is whole,’ Chief Pilot Dmitro Antonov says.

The NATO Strategic AirLift International Solution (SALIS) is based at Hostomel too. In the framework of the invasion carried out… Read More

12 months ago

The “Candy Bomber” Col. Gail Halvorsen passes away at 101. He went down in History for his Selfless Acts during the Berlin Airlift in 1948 and 1949.

Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen, also known as the "Candy Bomber," rocked the wings of his C-54 Skymaster aircraft as he… Read More

12 months ago

Airman gets married in the cargo hold of a USAF C-17 Globemaster III airlifter

On Oct. 19, 2021 USAF Tech. Sgt. Johnathen Guzik and his fiancée Angela married in the cargo hold of a… Read More

1 year ago

C-17A #90-0534 is the first Globemaster III to clock more than 25,000 flight hours

As a global workhorse used to support military transport, airdrop, medivac and disaster relief missions, the C-17 Globemaster III fleet… Read More

1 year ago

USAF is surging use of C-5s in order to give C-17 Crews, Aircraft a Break After Torrid Pace of Afghanistan Withdrawal

Air Mobility Command is surging its use of C-5 Galaxy airlifters in order to give its C-17 aircraft and crews… Read More

1 year ago