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Photos of the impressive C-17A Globemaster III demo during the 2011 Aviation Nation Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base. Enjoy !  

The Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.The  C-17 was developed for the United States Air Force from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. The aircraft carries on the name of two previous United States military cargo aircraft, the C-74 Globemaster and the C-124 Globemaster II. The C-17 Globemaster III is used for rapid strategic airlift of troops and cargo to main operating bases or forward operating bases throughout the world. It has the ability to rapidly deploy a combat unit to a potential battle area and […]

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