Aircraft Photo of 72-1876 | McDonnell Douglas YC-15A | USA - Air Force | #279923
Registration / Serial:72-1876
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell Douglas C-15
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas C-15
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas YC-15A
C/n (msn):50001
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Farnborough International 1976
Photo Date:10 September 1976
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 279923
Photo Comment

This was an experimental design for a STOL replacement for the C130. Two examples were built, this being the second. Whilst production was never instigated the project lead to the development of the much larger C-17 a fact very evident when seen from this angle.

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