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Boeing delivers first C-17 to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware
St. Louis, USA - This is the 165th aircraft that has delivered to the U.S. Air Force
The Boeing Company delivered the first of 13 C-17 Globemaster IIIs to Dover (Del.) Air Force Base (AFB) officials during a ceremony at the company's Long Beach, Calif., C-17 manufacturing facility. The newest C-17 is named the "Spirit of the Constitution" in honor of Delaware being the first of the original 13 U.S. colonies to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787. This is the 165th C-17...
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