Sixteen Years

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US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Les Waters.

September 15th, 1991, the C-17A Globemaster III executed its maiden flight.  And today’s aircrews are still quite happy with it.

“There’s no doubt in my mind I fly the best transport aircraft ever,” said Major Wayne Manuel, director of operations for the 817th Airlift Squadron, Detachment 1.

More details from the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, based at Manas AB, Kyrgyz Republic.

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