One Of Largest Military Cargo Aircraft in the World

2017 June 26
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One Of Largest Military Cargo Aircraft in the World

One Of Largest Military Cargo Aircraft in the World The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlift aircraft is a high-wing, four-engine, T-tailed military transport vehicle capable of carrying payloads up to 169,000lb (76,657kg). It has an international range and the ability to land on small airfields. A fully integrated electronic cockpit and advanced cargo system allows a crew of three (the pilot, co-pilot and loadmaster) to operate all systems on any type of mission. External Dimensions - Wingspan to Winglet Tip: 169.8 ft (51.74 m) - Length: 174 ft (53.04 m) - Height at Tail: 55.1 ft (16.79 m) - Fuselage Diameter: 22.5 ft (6.86 m) Wing - Area: 3,800 sq. ft. (353 sq. m) - Aspect Ratio: 7.165 - Sweep Angle: 25 degrees - Airfoil Type: Supercritical - Flaps: Fixed-vane, double-slotted, simple-hinged Horizontal Tail - Area: 845 sq. ft. (78.50 sq. m) - Span: 65 feet (19.81 m) - Aspect Ratio: 5.0 - Sweep: 27 degrees Seating - Sidewall (Permanently Installed): 54 (27 each side, 18 inches wide, 24 inch spacing center to center) - Centerline (stored on board): 48 (in sets of six back-to-back, 8 sets) - Palletized: 80 on 8 pallets, plus 54 passengers on sidewall seats