C 17 Globemaster Iii

  • IAF's C-17 Globemaster-III makes its maiden flight to Andaman & Nicobar July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force's latest acquisition American strategic C-17 Globemaster-III 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 C-17 to IAF for flight tests January 24, 2013

    Washington: The first of 10 C-17 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 C-17 on Tuesday at its facility in Long Beach, California, and is on track...