Aardvark From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 55 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 9 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2303 times:
I read an articile recently on the prospects of Boeing building the BC-17 for civil markets and in the article it was mentioned that Boeing believes that there are prospects for a fifth RAAF C-17. Has anybody any further news?
I can't see the money in the current budget for it. It is does arrive it will be by way of special purchase as the previous 4 were. Would be useful to have though, especially with our commitment to Afghanistan expected to last a further two years.