Military Airlift Command

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

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

The Lockheed C-5, McDonnell Douglas Boeing C-17, Ilyushin IL-76, Kawasaki C-1 and C-2, Embraer KC-390, Xi'an Y-20, and Airbus A400M… Read More

5 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

Operation Nickel Grass: How USAF C-5, C-141 Airlifters saved Israel during the October 1973 War

It is sufficient to say that U.S. military transport aircraft - much larger than those deployed by other belligerents in… Read More

5 years ago

That time a C-5 pilot found himself stuck in a holding pattern over Frankfurt

"Fascinated, I watched this process that produced an airborne spiral staircase of circling and descending planes below me. Soon, however,… Read More

5 years ago

That time a C-5 driver performed a high speed flyby over the house of then senator and future vice president Joe Biden

A phone call to the Pentagon led to calls to MAC headquarters at Scott AFB, then to the Dover wing… Read More

6 years ago