kanban From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 4247 posts, RR: 30 Posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 4798 times:
While waiting for the other transporter, "The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] delivered the United Kingdom’s seventh C-17 Globemaster III to the Royal Air Force (RAF) today during a ceremony at Boeing’s final assembly facility in Long Beach."
"The United Kingdom's fleet of C-17s has logged more than 60,000 flight hours, and this year supported humanitarian and disaster-relief missions to Pakistan, Haiti and Chile. Assigned to 99 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton near Oxford, C-17s provide critical airlift capability for the nation’s Joint Rapid Reaction Force. " (from article)