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Boeing C-17 - McChord Model
Boeing C-17 - McChord
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Quick Statistics: Body Length - 17.00 in.[43.20 cm.] • Span - 16.60 in.[42.20 cm.] • Height - 5.40 in.[13.70 cm.]
Scale - 1:123
Era: Recent • Company: Boeing
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Model Specific Information

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All Boeing models are supplied to ModelBuffs by MyMahoganyModel - an official licensee of �The Boeing Company� and meet the stringent quality requirements of the original manufacturer.

The C-17 made its maiden flight on Sept. 15, 1991, and the first production model was delivered to Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., June 14, 1993. The first squadron of C-17s, the 17th Airlift Squadron, was declared operationally ready Jan. 17, 1995. The Air Force originally programmed to buy a total of 120 C-17s, with the last one being delivered in November 2004. Current budget plans involve purchasing 180 aircraft. The original 120 C-17s were based at Charleston AFB; McChord AFB, Wash., (first aircraft arrived in July 1999); Altus AFB, Okla.; and at an Air National Guard unit in Jackson, Miss. In August 2005, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., began basing the first of eight aircraft.

The C-17 is operated by the Air Mobility Command at the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston AFB, S.C.; the 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord AFB, Wash; the 305th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire AFB, N.J.; the 315th Airlift Wing (Associate Reserve), Charleston AFB, S.C.; and, the 446th Airlift Wing (Associate Reserve), McChord AFB, Wash; and the 172nd Airlift Wing, Mississippi ANG. Additionally, Air Force Materiel Command operates two C-17s at Edwards AFB, Calif.; Pacific Air Forces operates two aircraft at Hickam AFB, Hawaii (Associate Guard); Air Force Reserve Command operates eight aircraft at March Air Reserve Base, Calif; and Air Education and Training Command operates eight aircraft at Altus AFB, Okla.

General Characteristics

Primary Function: Cargo and troop transport

Prime Contractor: Boeing Company

Power Plant: Four Pratt & Whitney F117-PW-100 turbofan engines

Thrust: 40,440 pounds, each engine

Wingspan: 169 feet 10 inches (to winglet tips) (51.75 meters)

Length: 174 feet (53 meters)

Height: 55 feet 1 inch (16.79 meters)

Cargo Compartment: length, 88 feet (26.82 meters); width, 18 feet (5.48 meters); height, 12 feet 4 inches (3.76 meters)

Speed: 450 knots at 28,000 feet (8,534 meters) (Mach .76)

Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet at cruising speed (13,716 meters)

Range: Global with in-flight refueling

Crew: Three (two pilots and one loadmaster)

Aeromedical Evacuation Crew: A basic crew of five (two flight nurses and three medical technicians) is added for aeromedical evacuation missions. Medical crew may be altered as required by the needs of patients

Maximum Peacetime Takeoff Weight: 585,000 pounds (265,352 kilograms)

Load: 102 troops/paratroops; 36 litter and 54 ambulatory patients and attendants; 170,900 pounds (77,519 kilograms) of cargo (18 pallet positions)

Unit Cost: Unit Cost: $202.3 million (FY98 constant dollars)

Date Deployed: June 1993

Inventory: Active duty, 131; Air National Guard, 8; Air Force Reserve, 8

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All Boeing models are supplied to ModelBuffs by MyMahoganyModel - an official licensee of �The Boeing Company� and meet the stringent quality requirements of the original manufacturer.

General Product Information

Our Boeing C-17 - McChord Model scale model aircraft exhibits unique, unrivalled quality and detailed design to come as close as possible to the accuracy of the actual plane. It comes standard with a robust , durable base or stand which is available in a variety of different finishes designed to match your own personal requirements including solid wood, wood with polished chrome steel supports or adjustable wood wall mount and will be ready within about 8-10 weeks from placement of order.


The Boeing C-17 - McChord Model model airplane is made of the finest kiln dried renewable mahogany wood (commonly known as Lauan or Meranti) which has undergone many stages of carving and meticulous and careful sanding giving the beautiful finished museum quality masterpiece. Many collectors and model connoisseurs demonstrate their preference for genuine handmade and hand painted mahogany wood models rather than plastic, resin or die cast (diecast) alternatives due to the overall look and totally different feel of the item - we trust you will find the same. Our craftsmen and gifted artisans ensure that our finely handcrafted model airplanes match the precise blueprint details of the original aircraft. The Boeing C-17 - McChord Model model aircrafts paint scheme, markings and parts are closely matched, reflecting the original Boeing C-17 - McChord Model . This top-quality Boeing C-17 - McChord Model replica will surely enthral anyone who receives this stylish desktop display as a gift. This Boeing C-17 - McChord Model model plane is for sure one of the most appropriate and desirably collectable gifts for every aviation enthusiast and avid aircraft collector whilst also displaying a perfect resemblance to the actual Boeing C-17 - McChord Model.

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