Tag: air force

  • C-5 Galaxy

    The C-5 Galaxy entered service in June 1970 when Lockheed-Georgia Co. delivered the aircraft to the United States Air Force. The USAF has retained exclusive purchasing rights to the Galaxy. The primary purpose of the Lockheed C-5 is to support heavy airlift missions on behalf of the U.S. military. The airplane is capable of transporting […]

  • Saint Exupery

    Antoine de Saint-Exupery learned to fly in 1921 when he was with the French Air Force. In 1926, he became a civilian and delivered airmail to remote villages in the Sahara desert. Saint-Exupery flew once again for the French Air Force until the beginning of World War II. In 1940 he left France and resettled […]

  • C17 Globemaster

    The C-17 Globemaster III is a military transport airplane with a high wing, four engines and an unusual T-tail. Its primary mission is to transport troops, supplies, and/or over-sized equipment anywhere in the world in daylight or at night. It has high adaptability for various missions, in part because the C-17 can use paved or […]