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May 9, 2012

First Travis C-5B inducted

Lockheed Martin photograph by David Key

Lockheed Martin last week inducted into its facilities in Marietta, Ga., the first C-5B Galaxy from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., to become a C-5M Super Galaxy. This aircraft is the twelfth to enter the Reliability Enhancement and Re-Engining Program production line. Throughout its career, this aircraft has supported the warfighter’s operations across the globe. It has delivered cargo in locations such as Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Italy, Germany, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Qatar, Spain and Thailand. Tail number 0008 has accumulated more than 20,000 flight hours and more than 4,400 full-stop landings. This aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in 2013 and will serve as the west coast base’s first Super Galaxy upon delivery.




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