offutt air force base

When this C5 Galaxy was on display at Offutt Air Force Base in October 1970, it was the largest aircraft in the world. The U.S. Air Force began using the military transport plane in 1969, and it has been flown in conflicts in Vietnam, Iraq, Yugoslavia and Afghanistan. At 247 feet long and 380,000 pounds, it is still among the largest aircraft in the world. THE WORLD-HERALD