C-5A Galaxy

The tragic crash of C-5A Galaxy Number 68-0218 during Operation Babylift

The tragic crash of C-5A Galaxy Number 68-0218 during Operation Babylift

Tragically, the most widely publicized C-5 flight occurred on Apr. 4, 1975, when C-5A Galaxy 68-0218 (S/N 0021) crashed during… Read More

1 year ago

FRED pilot recalls the “Cockpit Cat Fight” erupted between two Female Navigators on their first C-5 Mission

“We pilots grew frustrated with the argument; we just needed someone to tell us which way to turn. We were… 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

The C-5 Galaxy is so huge it can carry a whole Aerobatic Team inside its Cargo Bay

The aircraft belonging to the US World Aerobatic Champion Team were transported intact inside the C-5 several times Taken in… Read More

5 years ago

FRED Crew remembers Last C-5A Flight

“The majority of my flying time has been on these A-models, they have taken me all over the world. I… Read More

5 years ago

Here’s how you can taxi out a massive C-5 Galaxy from an untenable parking spot at an air show 

"'You should see the spectators running for their lives, pilot!' Apparently a few hundred show-goers wanted to watch the C-5… Read More

6 years ago

INTERESTING PHOTOS SHOW C-5 GALAXY AIRLIFTERS FLYING WITH ONLY THREE ENGINES

Trick Or Treat C-5 Galaxy flights. Appeared on Code One Magazine, the main image of the article features a C-5,… Read More

6 years ago

DID YOU KNOW THAT C-5 GALAXY IS SO HUGE IT CAN TRANSPORT A SUBMARINE?

Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle 2, unofficially named Avalon, was built by Lockheed and was rated to dive up to 5,000 feet and… Read More

6 years ago

FUNDING FOR B-52 RE-ENGINE PROGRAM WILL UNLIKELY BE APPROVED BEFORE 2020

The B-52 re-engine program will have to fit in the budget at the same time as the Air Force’s new… Read More

7 years ago

USAF RETIRES ITS LAST C-5A AIRLIFTER

This C-5A has been in operation for over 44 years and has over 22,500 flight hours and more than 5,470… Read More

7 years ago

REMEMBERING FIRST USAF PRELIMINARY EVALUATION FLIGHT OF C-5A GALAXY 

The first operational C-5 was delivered to the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base (now known as Joint Base… Read More

7 years ago