Lockheed in 1975

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LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION IN 1975

 

4. C-5 GALAXY Heavy Logistics Turbofan Transport

Worlds largest plane, the 728,000 lb. U.S. Air Force 0-5 Galaxy produced by Lockheed-Georgia Company carried 10,800 tons of supplies in 145 missions an average one way distance of 6,450 miles during 1973 Israeli airlift. First flight June 1968. Last and 81st delivery May 1973. It regularly covers Military Airlift Command Atlantic and Pacific routes, including nonstop flights from Dover AFB, Del., to the Philippines using of light refueling. Four General Electric turbofan engines, 41,000 lbs. of thrust each, permit cruise speeds of 500 m.p.h. Payloads range to 110 tons, including all equipment of an Army field division and associated personnel. Cargo compartment, with integral ramps at both ends, 19 ft. wide, 13 ft. high, 121 ft. long. Length 248 ft., wing span 223 ft.

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All information on this page is from a Lockheed Aircraft Corporation brochure of 1975.