Dayton Airshow 2009 - ChrisLindbergPhoto
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C-17 Globemaster III prior to takeoff.  While not so large as the C-5 Galaxy, the C-17 still has a wingspan of 170 feet, is 55 ft tall and can carry 170,900 lbs of cargo.  All of that is shoved along (quite rapidly) by nearly 162,000 foot lbs of force.

C-17 Globemaster III prior to takeoff. While not so large as the C-5 Galaxy, the C-17 still has a wingspan of 170 feet, is 55 ft tall and can carry 170,900 lbs of cargo. All of that is shoved along (quite rapidly) by nearly 162,000 foot lbs of force.

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