Tag Archives: C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Awarded UAE C-17 Logistics Support, Simulator Maintenance Contract

Boeing has secured a two-year, $18.7 million contract from the government of the United Arab Emirates to logistics support and training simulator maintenance services for UAE’s C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft. The company said Tuesday the C-17 Globemaster III will support the country’s inventory of motion-based devices built for airlifter crew and …

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Boeing, Air Force Partner to Test Drag Reduction Methods on C-17

The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have partnered to test various methods to minimize drag and reduce fuel consumption on the C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft. The C-17 Drag Reduction Program, run by the Air Force Research Laboratory, aims to examine how certain structural changes to the aircraft will affect airflow around it, according to an article posted Thursday …

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Boeing Lands C-17 Training Support Contract With NATO; Larry Sisco Comments

Boeing has secured a potential $8 million contract to provide training support for C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft pilots under NATO’s Strategic Airlift Capability program. SAC program aircrews will begin training sessions this year at the company’s international training facility in the U.K., Boeing said Tuesday. The U.S. Air Force conducted …

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Air Force to Receive Final C-17 Aircraft Engine from Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney is scheduled to deliver a company-built engine for the C-17  Globemaster III transport aircraft of the U.S. Air Force in late January. It is the last of the 1,313 F117 production engines that Pratt & Whitney has built for the military branch, the company said Tuesday. Pratt & Whitney commemorated the engine delivery milestone at …

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Boeing-Tata JV to Produce Aerostructures in India; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing and a subsidiary of India-based conglomerate Tata Sons have formed a joint venture to develop and market integrated systems, as well as produce aerostructures in India. The joint venture will set up a facility to manufacture aircraft components for integration with AH-64 Apache helicopters and compete for production task orders in defense and commercial sectors …

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