C 17 GLOBEMASTER III

  • IAF C-17 aircraft with 237 Indians from earthquake-hit Nepal arrives in Delhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Another Indian Air Force plane brought 237 Indians back to New Delhi from Kathmandu on Sunday afternoon, taking to 783 the total of passengers evacuated from the quake-hit Nepal since the first plane landed late Saturday night. "A C-17 Globemaster III of Indian Air Force landed at Palam at...
  • In pics: Glimpses of air shows at Air Force Day parade October 8, 2014

    Hindon: The air show on the occasion of Air Force Day, which left the spectators spell bound, involved different formations and display of flares by the aircraft. The classic 80-year-old, single-engine propeller Tiger Moth aircraft won hearts when it flew past the parade ground, coloured in bright orange. ...
  • IAF's C17 GlobemasterIII makes its maiden flight to Andaman & Nicobar July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force's latest acquisition American strategic C17 GlobemasterIII made its maiden flight to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday. Climbing an altitude of 28,000 feet with an unrefueled range of 2,400 nautical miles, the aircraft landed at Port Blair to induct the rotational Infantry Battalion...
  • Boeing delivers first C17 to IAF for flight tests January 24, 2013

    Washington: The first of 10 C17 Globemaster III airlifters for the Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to enter a US Air Force flight test programme at Edwards Base in Palmdale, California. Boeing delivered India's first C17 on Tuesday at its facility in Long Beach, California, and is on track...