Saturday, October 18, 2008

New C-17A takes to the Skies

The crew deploys the thurst reversers as they abort Thursday afternoons flight.
(Photo by Michael Carter)

On short final to Rwy 30 as it returns from a short pre-delivery hop on Friday. (Photo by Michael Carter)

C-17A 07-7179 (P-179) took to the skies on Friday October 17th for a short pre-delivery test flight. The aircraft was to have flown on Thursday but returned to the flight ramp following an aborted takeoff with an obvious no-fly issue.

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