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The C-5 Galaxy History: Crushing Setbacks, Decisive Achievements

Roger Launius

The C-5 Galaxy is truly an effective military aircraft. It remains an essential, successful component of the U.S. military airlife capability. This book reveals the events that led to the C-5 requirement; and the controversies of its early operational existence. Details of testing, flight characteristics, operational accomplishments and world flight records are presented. Interviews from senior Lockheed management and experienced flight crews validate the C-5's decisive accomplishments.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Turner
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 2001
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.44in - 1.47lb
  • EAN: 9781563117640
  • Categories: Aviation - HistoryMilitary ScienceMilitary - Aviation & Space