What It's Like To Fly America's Biggest Jet, The Gargantuan C-5 Galaxy

One of Foxtrot Alpha’s readers, Ben Brown, flies the Pentagon’s biggest jet, the mighty Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. He has taken the time to give us a detailed view of not only what it takes to become a C-5 pilot, but what it is like being part of the complex logistical ballet that allows the C-5 to move massive cargo all… »8/31/15 7:00pm8/31/15 7:00pm


This Was the First Plane To Cost $1 Billion More Than We Expected

Delivering America's military might to foreign shores is no small feat, especially when that might is the size of an M-1 Abrams tank. For more than half a century, we've relied on one of the largest military aircraft in existence to do so—a plane that ended up costing just a little more to build than we expected. »12/19/13 11:40am12/19/13 11:40am