The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlift aircraft is a high-wing, four-engine, T-tailed aggressive carriage agent able of accustomed payloads up to 169,000lb. It has an all-embracing ambit and the adeptness to acreage on baby airfields. A absolutely chip cyberbanking cockpit and avant-garde burden systems acquiesce a aggregation of three; the pilot, co-pilot and loadmaster, to accomplish all systems on any blazon of mission.
Since it entered account in January 1995, 189 aircraft accept been delivered to the US Air Force. In February 2009, a $2.95bn arrangement for 15 added C-17s took the account to 205 C-17s destined for the US Air Force.