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April 27, 2012

It’s so hard to say goodbye …

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The U.S. Air Force’s first C-17 Globemaster III, known as T-1, takes off Runway 22L April 23, for the final time as it departs Edwards Air Force Base en route to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. T-1, tail number 87-0025, had its first flight on Sept. 15, 1991, when it was delivered from the Boeing C-17 final assembly plant in Long Beach, Calif., to Edwards AFB where it was used for flight test for 21 years.




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