Aviation Photo #1672747 Boeing C-17A Globemaster III - USA - Air Force

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"Spirit of the Sourdoughs" from 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska relaxes after 2 demo flights in the baking Indian Sun. Children were allowed to come onboard to experience the awe that the Globemaster is. The heads seen below are of the happy parents. IAF was floored, no tenders - The order was subsequently placed for 10 C-17's. [Aero India 2009]
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    Vishal Jolapara
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
    Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
    Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
    Boeing
    F-79/P-74
    00-0174
    AK
    Yelahanka
    India
    February 13, 2009
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Photo Added: March 25, 2010

Comments (6)

Anonymous
6 years ago
The framing is superb, yet another iconic photo from you vishal....
Anonymous
6 years ago
It would be nice to have some of these for South African Air Force (SAAF) we only have C130's
Anonymous
6 years ago
Yet again you deliver an image with a very touching motive.
Absolutely Outstanding Photograph with the Children & your remark about the exited parents is just so heartening to see !
Anonymous
6 years ago
Look at those all excited kids scrambling into the C-17 :-)
Anonymous
6 years ago
Superb shot Vishal..!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Nice Shot and nice explanation! The fuel bowser in background looks like a pygmy in front of this.

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