C-5M Super Galaxy

C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability

C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability

Reverse air refueling proof of concept An aircrew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron (part of the 60th Air Mobility Wing… Read More

4 months ago

Museum of Aviation receives F-117A Nighthawk “Delta Dawn”

On May 19, 2023, a C-5M Super Galaxy delivered the retired F-117A Nighthawk from Tonopah, to become part of the… Read More

11 months 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

Unique photos show massive C-5M Super Galaxy conducting night countermeasures testing

Each night the C-5M Super Galaxy flew into Eglin AFB range and released more than 15 flares. This process was… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive video shows C-5M Super Galaxy airlifter doing a very short take off

On Dec. 19, 2020 Dover Air Force Base was pretty dead for about 3 hours until this C-5M made an… Read More

3 years ago

Watch this video featuring a C-5M Super Galaxy Experiencing Brake Fire at Oshkosh AirVenture 2019

Taken last August at Oshkosh during AirVenture 2019 the interesting video in this post features the wheels of the C-5M… Read More

4 years ago

Impressive video shows C-5M Super Galaxy Taking Off from Prestwick Airport in a Stunning Wall of Water

The impressive video in this post features a USAF C-5M Super Galaxy departing Prestwick airport in a stunning wall of… Read More

4 years ago

Impressive Video Shows USAF Heavies (C-17, C-5 and B-52) Taking Off on A Foggy Day at RAF Fairford

Taken on Oct. 24, 2019 the impressive video in this post features USAF heavies, C-17, C-5 and B-52 departing on… Read More

4 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

The C-5s in these photos look like Gigantic Snowmen

Maybe it’s because of their massive size, but don’t you think that FREDs in these photos look like enormous snowmen?… Read More

5 years ago

New video shows C-5M Super Galaxy landing with nose gear up at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland

A new video of the C-5M nose gear up landing that took place on Mar. 15, 2018 has eventually emerged On… Read More

6 years ago

USAF receives final C-5M Super Galaxy

The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the 2040s On… Read More

6 years ago

An in-depth analysis of infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part II: Training Analysis and Crash Summary

The pilot said they were slamming the throttles against the firewall, but they couldn’t get any more thrust and couldn’t… Read More

6 years ago

An in-depth analysis of infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part 1: The lead up to the accident and crash animation with cockpit recorder playing

That angle of attack gauge suddenly leaps from 17 degrees to 20. A stall occurs at 18 degrees. Then the… Read More

6 years ago

The story of the C-5 pilot that during his aircraft commander recommend ride went rogue on his senior evaluator

He looked at me wearily and said: “I’m so fucking tired, I don’t care if they violate me...” Jay Lacklen… Read More

6 years ago