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  • C-130 Hercules

    MissionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations
  • C-17 Globemaster III

    MissionThe C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and
  • C-32

    MissionThe C-32 provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for our nation's leaders to locations around the world. The primary customers are the vice president, using the distinctive call sign "Air Force Two," the first lady, and members of the Cabinet and Congress. FeaturesThe C-32 is a specially configured version of the Boeing
  • C-40B/C

    Mission The C-40 B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The C-40B's primary customers are the combatant commanders and C-40C customers include members of the Cabinet and Congress. The aircraft also performs other operational support missions. Features The C-40 B/C is based upon the
  • C-5 A/B/C Galaxy and C-5M Super Galaxy

    C-5M Super GalaxyThe C-5M Super Galaxy is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Its primary mission is to transport cargo and personnel for the Department of Defense. The C-5M is a modernized version of the legacy C-5 designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin. Currently the U.S. Air Force owns and
  • Checklists for commercial carriers

    These checklists were developed to assist you in preparing for a survey by the Department of Defense (DOD) Commercial Airlift Division. They are virtually identical to the checklists we will use during the performance of your survey. Questions are worded such that YES answers meet requirements, and a NO answer may indicate a potential shortfall of
  • Civil Reserve Air Fleet

    The Civil Reserve Air Fleet or CRAF is a readiness program providing a unique and significant part of the nation's air mobility resources.  Selected aircraft from U.S. airlines, contractually committed to CRAF, augment Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft.The
  • Commercial Carriers: Articles of interest

    Access to FlightdeckCommon Cockpit ObservationsCrew Resource ManagementDOD, Coordinating Agency for Supplier EvaluationEffective Audit Analysis and Follow upFrequent Findings in Maintenance AreasFuel QualityHuman Factors in Aviation MaintenanceImproving DoD Jumpseat Observer Program CoordinationInternal Audit ProgramMaintenance Manual CurrencyPAR