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Aviation Photo #0986125 Lockheed C-5B Galaxy (L-500) - USA - Air Force

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    Markus Willmann
    USA - Air Force
    Lockheed C-5B Galaxy (L-500)
    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Lockheed
    500-0129
    87-0043
    Fairford
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 15, 2005
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Anonymous
13 years ago
What happened to the nosegear?
Anonymous
13 years ago
Lowrider...
Anonymous
13 years ago
"What happened to the nosegear?"

It's 'kneeling' so items going in and out don't have to go down a steeper ramp.

Great photo, too.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Nice picture!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Powerfull Aircraft! nice pic Markus!
Anonymous
13 years ago
It's a monster! I can only imagine a takeoff or landing... must be amazing! Cool shot
Anonymous
13 years ago
Love the pic, especially since it's a a C5
Anonymous
13 years ago
Only steel and iron rusts...paint just flakes off in normal ops anyway...didn't think they'd lower the nose gear without rasing the visor though
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks like the spaceshuttle from Armageddon.. =-P
Anonymous
8 years ago
Raising the visor would be difficult, C5's do not have a visor, Concorde for example has one.

What you mean is that they raise or open the nose-loading door. Probably will be the next step or maybe to bring the plane back up.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great shot, you don't see these big birds kneeling too often, and I've only seen one kneel with the nose down one other time. To the previous commenter, yes, the entire nose of the plane raises up just like a visor.

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