Friday, July 28, 2017

Ex Talisman Saber 2017 - USAF C-17A Globemaster III Transport Aircraft 06-6163 Makes Late Night Visit to Rockhampton Airport as "Reach 147"

Late on Thursday 27 July, United States Air Force (USAF) Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 06-6163 was spotted at Rockhampton Airport soon after arriving from the North as "Reach 174".

It was parked on Gate 6 on the Southern end of the Rockhampton Airport parking apron.

After a couple of hours on the ground, 06-6163 departed to Guam again as "Reach 174".

Of interest, 06-6163 is flown by the The 21st Airlift Squadron (21 AS) is part of the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California.

Sincere thanks to local plane spotter 'IAD' for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!

All photos taken by 'IAD'  ©

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