FRIDAY FOTO (February 8, 2013)

February 8, 2013 at 12:46 am 1 comment

Big Lift

(U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

(U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Public Affairs)

U.S. airmen and soldiers offload a UH64 Black Hawk from a C-5 Galaxy cargo lifter at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. The C-5, which can carry two of these helos, has served the Air Force since 1969 and continues to provide vital heavy air lift to troops worldwide. To see more photos of this gynormous aircraft — the largest cargo plane in the Air Force — and its “little brother,” the C-17 Globemaster III, click here.

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  • 1. Quinton  |  March 19, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    The C-5 can carry 6 HH-60 Blackhawks.

    -C-5 Loadmaster

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