McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

Heavy Military Transport Aircraft

McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III USAF 05-5145 F-152 / P-145 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a heavy four-engined military transport aircraft with a maximum payload of 77.519 kg (170.900 lbs) produced by the US-American manufacturer Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas).
Crew3
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney F117-PW-100 (PW2040)
Engine Power (each)179,7 kN40400 lbf
max. Cruise Speed833 km/h450 kts
  518 mph
max. Speed (vne)959 km/h518 kts
  596 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.77
Service Ceiling13.716 m45.000 ft
Range4.482 km2.420 NM
2.785 mi.
Empty Weight122.016 kg269.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight265.351 kg585.000 lbs
Wing Span51,76 m169 ft 10 in
Wing Area353,0 m3800 ft
Length53,04 m174 ft 0 in
Height16,79 m55 ft 1 in
First Flight15.09.1991
Production Statusout of production
ICAO CodeC17
Data for (Version)McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

[Photo-ID: 5621] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, Hungarian Air Force, 03, c/n F-211, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
Hungarian Air Force
Reg.: 03
c/n: F-211
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 11943] Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, Royal Air Force, ZZ172, c/n UK-2, Karsten Palt, 2001McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
Royal Air Force
Reg.: ZZ172
c/n: UK-2
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 3292] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, United States Air Force (USAF), 05-5145, c/n P-145, Karsten Palt, 2010McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 05-5145
c/n: P-145
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 3293] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, United States Air Force (USAF), 05-5145, c/n P-145, Karsten Palt, 2010McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 05-5145
c/n: P-145
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 11510] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, United States Air Force (USAF), 05-5145, c/n F-152 / P-145, Karsten Palt, 2015McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 05-5145
c/n: F-152 / P-145
 
The Spirit of Ronald Reagan
[March Air Reserve Base (KRIV / RIV)]