C-5 Galaxy strategic heavy air transport Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Cargo/Transport


Country of Origin: USA

The C-5 is a strategic, heavy logistics transport and is one of the largest aircraft in the world. The U.S. plane has a slightly longer fuselage than the Russian An-124 Condor** and a maximum payload of 100 metric tons (C-5A) to 132 metric tons (C-5B), compared to approximately 150 metric tons for the Russian aircraft. The Galaxy was designed to operate from rough fields and has the requisite low stalling speed and proliferation of landing gear. However, size and weight limitations...

 

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