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The first flight of the Australian C-17
Canberra, Australia - The delivery to the RAAF at month-end
The first of the four C-17 Globemasters III for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) made its first flight and is about to be delivered at the end of November. With a T/O weight of 207 tons, the airplane flew for more than five hours lifting off at Long Beach airport, California, where the aircraft receives final assembly, and making the main functional in-flight systems tests. A welcome ceremony...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency