Hot Pic of Seventeen USAF Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs
Seventeen C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fly over the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia during low level tactical training on December 20, 2005. The C-17s, assigned to the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, demonstrated the strategic airdrop capability of the U.S. Air Force.
According to the USAF, some seventeen C-17 Globemaster IIIs are in flight over the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, during low level tactical training, on 20 December 2005. The C-17s, assigned to the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings at Charleston Air Force Base, demonstrated the strategic airdrop capability of the U.S. Air Force. Note: Not all aircraft are visable in this picture. C-17 picture courtesty US Air Force. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
Independent publishers like AeroSpaceNews.com depend on readers like you to help us soar. If you enjoyed your visit please become a member of our crew by supporting us with a contribution. Visit
and contribute any amount you can afford. Every bit helps. Thanks!
If your business or brand would like to sponsor our aviation podcast, website or videos please visit aerospacenews.com/sponsor and select one of our affordable options. Thanks!
Another way you can support us if you prefer to purchase something specific is to get us some gear from our wishlist (a new window will open): aerospacenews.com/wishlist
We invite the photographers, videographers and filmmakers in our audience who’d like to have their work featured on our website, YouTube channel and Instagram account to get in touch. In case you haven’t heard we have a new program for some who are selected to get paid as well, so be sure to check that out!