10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is

There is a cargo plan called the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, except it’s no ordinary cargo plane. It has the largest lift capacity of any US transport aircraft, and the 3rd largest in the world.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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It is able to carry 122 tons on 2 different decks, in addition to seating for 73 passengers.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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This drawing puts things somewhat into perspective.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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It is capable of holding 10 armored vehicles. Keep in mind they weight 24,000 pounds each.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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The C-5 can carry 6 Apache helicopters.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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This tank weight over 130,000 pounds. The C-5 can carry two of them.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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It can also easily hold this Chinook transport helicopter. 

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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It can also carry this A-10 Warthog with the wings and tail fully attached.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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An F-14 can easily fit inside the C-5, giving you much more speed than the A-10.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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 It can also hold an entire Mark 5 Special Operations boat.

10 Images Showing Just How Massive The Largest Plane In The Air Force Really Is
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The massive fuselage of this C-130 aircraft can also fit inside.

In other words, this C-5 Galaxy can hold just about anything that our military needs.

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