Boeing C-17 Globemaster III – Boing Deutschland – C17

Boeing: C-17 Globemaster III

And Boing Deutschland – C-17

Always Dependable. Always Ready.
A high-wing, four-engine, T-tailed military transport aircraft, the multi-service C-17 can carry large equipment, supplies and troops directly to small airfields in harsh terrain anywhere in the world. The massive, sturdy, long-haul aircraft tackles distance, destination and heavy, oversized payloads in unpredictable conditions. It has delivered cargo in every worldwide operation since the 1990s.
Lifecycle Sustainment
Boeing has partnered with the U.S. Air Force on C-17 sustainment since the delivery of the first aircraft in 1993. With a focus on high performance at an affordable cost, Boeing provides sustainment and maintenance for global C-17 customers in eight allied countries. The C-17 fleet has a best-in-class combined dollar per flight hour and mission capable rate, performing at the highest level of readiness worldwide.
Support
Under the Globemaster III Sustainment Program contract, Boeing is fully responsible and accountable for total weapon system availability executing program management, sustaining logistics, material and equipment management, sustaining engineering and depot-level aircraft maintenance. On-site base support includes personnel for base management and operations support, field services and engineering technical support and 24/7 base supply support for spares.
Training
Train The Way You Operate
Boeing provides comprehensive C-17 Globemaster III training solutions for aircrews and loadmasters with advanced simulation, courseware and computer-based training. C-17 operators can practice the complete range of tasks required for tactical military airlift operations and humanitarian missions, along with rehearsal of other scenarios such as aerial refueling and emergency procedures.
Enduring Capabilities

Enduring performance
For more than a decade, Boeing’s C-17 support team has reduced support dollar per aircraft by 40% while maintaining a best-in-class mission capability rate of 85% or greater.

Aircrew & Maintenance Training
Boeing provides comprehensive training solutions for aircrews and loadmasters with advanced simulation, courseware and computer-based training.

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Short Takeoff, Shorter Landing
With a payload of 164,900 pounds, the C-17 can take off from a 7,000-foot airfield, fly 2,400 nautical miles, and land on a small, austere airfield of 3,000 feet or less.

Heavy Lifting
The C-17 carries a cargo of wheeled U.S. Army vehicles in two side-by-side rows, including the U.S. Army’s main battle tank, the M-1.

Payload Drops
The C-17 is able to drop a single 60,000-pound (27,216-kilogram) payload, or sequential payloads that add up to 110,000 pounds (49,895 kilograms).

Elbow Room
The C-17 fits more than 100 soldiers in its cargo hold, with space for 54 on the sidewalls and 48 in the centerline.

Short Takeoff, Shorter Landing
With a payload of 164,900 pounds, the C-17 can take off from a 7,000-foot airfield, fly 2,400 nautical miles, and land on a small, austere airfield of 3,000 feet or less.
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C-17 Globemaster III Technical Specifications
• External Dimensions
• Seating
Centerline (stored on board)48 (in sets of six back-to-back, 8 sets)Palletized 80 on 8 pallets, plus 54 passengers on sidewall seats
• Cockpit
Flight crew 2 pilots
Observer positions 2
Instrument displays 2 full-time all-function head-up displays (HUD), 4 multi-function active matrix liquid crystal displays
Navigation system Digital electronics
Communication Integrated radio management system with communications system open architecture (COSA)
Flight controls system Quadruple-redundant electronic flight control with mechanical backup system

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