CC-177 Globemaster III


The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced digital avionics.

The Globemaster can fly long distances and land in remote airfields, making it a premier transporter for military, humanitarian and peacekeeping missions. One of these aircraft can haul three CH-146 Griffon helicopters with refuelling tanks, or up to 102 paratroopers.

Length 53.04 m
Wingspan 51.74 m
Height 16.79 m
Maximum gross weight 265,350 kg
Maximum speed Mach 0.74
Range 10,279 km
Location Trenton, Ont.
This aircraft is used for Transport


Two men with masks, one wearing an olive-green camouflage uniform and the other a blue shirt, work inside an aircraft.

429 Transport Squadron forges a new path with mixed reality aircraft maintenance

429 Squadron aircraft technicians led the RCAF through a new technical frontier by using mixed reality devices to complete repairs on a CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft.
March 16, 2021

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