airlifter

The C-141 is possibly The Most Significant Aircraft in History of Jet Airlifter Design. Here’s why.

The C-141 is possibly The Most Significant Aircraft in History of Jet Airlifter Design. Here’s why.

The C-141 Airlifter The C-141 Starlifter was the US Air Force’s first major jet aircraft designed to meet military standards… Read More

2 months ago

Video shows C-130 Hercules “Buddy Start” (engine start utilising the propeller blast of another aircraft to effect engine starting)

The C-130 Hercules The C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of… Read More

5 months ago

Several customers are interested in restarting C-17 Globemaster III production, Boeing says

C-17 Globemaster III production A Boeing senior official recently said that almost half a decade after it delivered its last… Read More

5 months ago

Here’s how the Pilot of This C-130 was able to land Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine

The C-130 Hercules The US Air Force (USAF) issued its original design specification in 1951, yet the remarkable C-130 remains… Read More

6 months ago

DHC-4 with Controls Locked: video shows Caribou crashing after a Poor Preflight

The Canadian DOT concluded that the control locks were still locked when the DHC-4 Caribou took off. DHC-4 Caribou Crashing after… Read More

9 months ago

Video shows last flying C-123 Provider almost crashing while landing in heavy Crosswinds at Geneseo Airshow

Last flying C-123 Provider almost crashing while landing Filmed on Jun. 3, 2023 the video in this post features the… Read More

1 year ago

USAF C-17 Instructor recalls that time a student accidentally Deployed the Globemaster III Thrust Reversers during Aerial Refueling

‘The pilot flying got his sleeve caught around the #1 throttle somehow and pulled it into reverse with 2 through… Read More

1 year ago

How Many Boeing 747s have crashed?

Of the 1,574 747s built up to December of 2022 (when the final 747 left Boeing’s Everett Factory), somewhere between… Read More

1 year ago

FRED pilot tells the story behind the infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part 2: Training Analysis and Crash Summary

As the C-5 crew turned back toward Dover AFB in response to their engine malfunction, they could little realize they… Read More

1 year ago

FRED pilot tells the story behind the infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part 1: The lead up to the accident

The tail strikes the ground, ripping the entire tail structure from the plane. The rest of the fuselage, from its… Read More

1 year ago

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago