Lockheed C-5 Galaxy vs Boeing C-17 Globemaster Size Aircraft Wallpaper3991

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy vs Boeing C-17 Globemaster Size

Lockheed C-5 Galaxy vs Boeing C-17 Globemaster Size Aircraft Wallpaper 3991

The picture shows two USAF military transport aircraft while taxiing on runway. The bigger one is Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, the largest military transport aircraft made by United States. This aircraft can support intercontinental strategic airlifter role because the C-5 Galaxy able to carry heavy loads and logistics. Troops, utility transport, cargo, even an aircraft. It has massive 68 m in wingspan and 75 mm of aircraft length. The General Electric TF39-GE-1C engines could fly aircraft into maximum speed at 932 kmh and outstanding maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) up to 381 tonnes.

While the smaller aircraft is Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, is a large military transport as well as the C-5 Galaxy. Operating by USAF since 1980s until present. The main role for this aircraft is carrying troops, utility transport and medical evacuation. The aircraft has 52 m of wingspan and 53 m in total length. The MTOW 'only' 265 tonnes, thanks to Pratt & Whitney F117-PW-100 turbofan engines. The C-17 Globemaster has 10,390 km in flight range.