Very Big! This is a US Army Boeing C-17 Globemaster that crosses the skies of Bali

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The United States (US) army cargo plane has arrived in Bali to provide logistical support to the US delegation who is attending the 2022 G20 Summit in Nusa Dua (15-16/11). The moment of the arrival of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft was recorded by one netizen and immediately caused a stir because of its large and dashing dimensions.

In a short video clip uploaded by the Instagram account @jktinfo, it shows the moment the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft belonging to the US army was flying low in the sky of Bali. The plane landed at the Ngurah Rai Air Base Operational Base, Bali.

Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIBoeing C-17 Globemaster III Photo: Doc. Boeing

For your information, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a military transport aircraft jointly developed by the United States Air Force or USAF (United States Air Force) together with the Boeing Integrated Defense System company. This aircraft entered service in 1991.

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III has a jumbo size, with a total wingspan of 51.74 meters, a length of 53.04 meters, a tail height of 16.79 meters, and a body diameter of 6.86 meters.

The aircraft is powered by four Pratt & Whitney PW2040 (military designation F117-PW-100) engines that can produce up to 40,440 pounds of thrust. The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III can fly up to 4,500 km.

In its hull, this plane can accommodate up to more than 100 soldiers with 54 soldiers sitting in the side seats and 48 soldiers in the middle.

Not only transporting soldiers, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III can also transport military weapons, from tanks to attack helicopters. This aircraft can carry M1 Abrams, M2/M3 Bradley main tanks, up to 4 UH-60 Blackhawk transport helicopters or 2 AH-64 Apache attack helicopters.

The C-17 Globemaster III has been deployed in 12 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

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