Boeing to close C17 Production Line.

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Boeing to close C17 Production Line.

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saw one in Farnborough.they're massive.
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I had the pleasure of getting up close & personal to C17 ops once. Its amazing to see them moving around under reverse thrust - one trick the Soviets didn't have.

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I'm sure they'll still be in service for the next ten years at least... :roll:
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I live about ten miles from Maguire AB, in New Jersey so I get to see them low over my house all the time. Beautiful aircraft.

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Such a pity. there really nice aircraft. :(

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michael747 wrote:I'm sure they'll still be in service for the next ten years at least... :roll:


It'll be at least four times that.....some squadrons are just recieving new ones as we speak.......Australia's first one is still in flight trials, in California..... Look at how long the 141 was in service....

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Well,

They probably wouldn't last a year if WW3 was to happen tomorrow now would they??????

Ive never seen one to truely appreciate them for what they are,
There's allways Farnborough 2008 (That'd make the show for me) :D
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michael747 wrote:Well,

They probably wouldn't last a year if WW3 was to happen tomorrow now would they??????

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Not sure what you mean by that, but they sure are surviving, the wars that are going on now !!

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