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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

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Designed by McDonnell Douglas and named for the C-124 Globemaster II, the C-17 Globemaster III is the U.S. Air Force's newest cargo aircraft.  The C-17 is capable of strategic, tactical and airdrop missions.  The aircraft can take-off and land in as little as 3,000 feet.

The prototype first flew on 15 September 1991.





Type: Transport
Engines: four 40,440 lb (180 kN) thrust Pratt & Whitney F117-PW-100 turbofans

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