A Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) aircrew ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Georgia to Travis Air Force Base, in Fairfield, California, where it will be permanently based. It will be the 12th Super Galaxy assigned to Travis.
The latest Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy takes off on its delivery flight on Aug. 5, 2015. Lockheed Martin photo by Damien Guarnieri.
The aircraft (U. S. Air Force serial number 86-0026) as originally delivered to the Air Force in June 1988 and has recorded approximately 20,230 flight hours over its career. This C-5M was delivered more than six weeks ahead of the contract commitment delivery date.
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