Canada's C-17 transport plane lands in Afghanistan




 
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August 30th, 2007  
phoenix80
 
 
Canada's C-17 transport plane lands in Afghanistan

CTV.ca, Canada - 11 hours ago

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- In the pitch darkness of night, the Canadian military's new C-17 transport plane touched down softly at Kandahar Military Airport ...



This is the new C-17 RCAF bought
September 11th, 2007  
AFSteliga
 
 
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Originally Posted by phoenix80
This is the new C-17 RCAF bought
The CC-177 Globemaster III. This very plane flew over RMC on its return trip from Afghanistan.

Oh, and the RCAF doesn't exist anymore. It's just the Air Force now.
September 11th, 2007  
LeEnfield
 
 
I was on one last year and there are a load of photo's of it on this site both inside and out. The thing that surprised me it has a crew of three, two pilots and a loadmaster.

http://www.britisharmedforces.org/ns...ab_hunter1.htm
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September 11th, 2007  
AFSteliga
 
 
Amazing what modern technology can do, eh? A cargo plane this size during WWII would have required a crew of somewhere around 12.
 


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