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Compare Aircraft Results - Boeing C-17 Globemaster III vs Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

Comparison of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft and the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft.

Compare Aircraft Results - Boeing C-17 Globemaster III vs Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

Comparison of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft and the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft.

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Your comparison results are showcased below. Reported values with a number '0' appearing in fields reflect that the value is not available (NA) in our database (this can prove the case with some X-plane / developmental designs). Rotary-wing (that is, Helicopter) systems have their 'width' based on the overall main rotor diameter. UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) entries may display their crew value as the number '0', not taking into account their ground-based pilots.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Lockheed C-5B
Crew
3
7
Production
279 units [Diff.+148]
131 units [Diff.-148]
Length
173.88 ft (53.00 m) [Diff.-73.20 ft]
247.08 ft (75.31 m) [Diff.+73.20 ft]
Width
169.78 ft (51.75 m) [Diff.-52.95 ft]
222.74 ft (67.89 m) [Diff.+52.95 ft]
Height
55.09 ft (16.79 m) [Diff.-10.04 ft]
65.12 ft (19.85 m) [Diff.+10.04 ft]
Empty Wt.
278,003 lb (126,100 kg) [Diff.-101,986 lb]
379,989 lb (172,360 kg) [Diff.+101,986 lb]
MTOW
585,001 lb (265,352 kg) [Diff.-254,960 lb]
839,961 lb (381,000 kg) [Diff.+254,960 lb]
Power
4 x Pratt & Whitney F117-PW-100 turbofan engines developing 40,440 lb of thrust each.
4 x General Electric TF39-GE-1C turbofans developing 43,000 lb of thrust each.
Speed
518 mph (833 kph) [Diff.-60 mph]
578 mph (930 kph) [Diff.+60 mph]
Range
5,861 miles (9,432 km) [Diff.-601 miles]
6,462 miles (10,400 km) [Diff.+601 miles]
Ceiling
45,000 ft (13,716 m) [Diff.+10,223 feet]
34,777 ft (10,600 m) [Diff.-10,223 feet]
Armament
None.
None.
Relative Size Comparison
NOTES: Shapes below depict aircraft from wingtip-to-wingtip / nose-to-tail assuming aircraft are being viewed from overhead perspective (the nose pointing towards the top of your screen). Helicopter widths include main rotor diameter. If any dimensional values are "NA" in our database then the presented shapes will appear skewed.
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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
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Lockheed C-5B
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