Travis Air Force Base

The DON’T ASK and NOYFB patch worn by C-5 crews tasked to bring F-117 aircraft to Area 51: when Nighthawk airframes were secretly transported to the test site via Galaxy airlifters

The DON’T ASK and NOYFB patch worn by C-5 crews tasked to bring F-117 aircraft to Area 51: when Nighthawk airframes were secretly transported to the test site via Galaxy airlifters

The F-117 Nighthawk The Lockheed F-117 was developed in response to an Air Force request for an aircraft capable of attacking… Read More

2 weeks ago

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

2 months ago

Travis Air Force Base Airmen reflect on Operation Allies Refuge, the largest non-combatant evacuation operational in US history, One Year Later

Team Travis deployed eight C-17 Globemaster IIIs, seven KC-10 Extenders and one C-5M Super Galaxy, moving a total of 10,310… Read More

2 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

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

Former C-5 pilot tells the story of a unique FRED mission he flew around the world

"The mission would take us around the world, eastbound, through Pakistan, Australia, Samoa, and Hawaii," Jay Lacklen, former C-5 pilot… 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

23rd EBS CELEBRATES ITS 100th ANNIVERSARY WITH A COMBAT MISSION AGAINST ISIS

The mission also garnered a milestone for the squadron with 400 successful combat sorties with zero maintenance issues Taken on… Read More

7 years ago

CAN YOU NAME THIS AIRCRAFT FROM ITS LANDING GEAR? HOWEVER OPEN THE POST AND FIND OUT WHY IT HAS ITS WHEELS RAISED OFF THE GROUND

The gigantic C-5M required six fuselage jacks to hold it: each jack can hold 60 tons, over all providing support… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE USAF FEMALE PILOT WHO FOLLOWED IN HER MOTHER’s FOOTSTEPS AND BECAME A C-17 DRIVER

As her mother was a rarity as a female cadet in 1976, today LaRivee’s career field is manned with just… Read More

7 years ago