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Largest Plane In The Air Force - Lockheed Martin C-5

Air Force Lockheed Martin C-5

This is the largest plane in the Air Force. The Lockheed Martin C-5 used to carry cargo over large distances including food and emergency supplies for humanitarian missions. The C-5M super galaxy is the latest iteration of the aircraft.

  • 223 ft wingspan
  • 248 ft length
  • 400,000 LBS
  • Max payload of 285,000 LBS

The C-5 has carried all sorts of equipment over the years. The C5-M super galaxy is a big improvement over the legacy C-5 with increases in reliability, payload, and fuel consumption. It set 45 aviation records in one flight including records in a altitude and climbing speeds with large payloads.