This is simply one huge, impressive aircraft! The C-17 Globemaster stats are as big as the plane! Payload 170,900lbs, empty weight 14k tons and take off weight 29k tons! Wingspan of 169.8 feet, length 174 feet with a fuel capacity of 35k gallons! All of this and a cruise speed of 515mph, takeoff in 7600 feet and landing in 3500 feet. When you see it fly, up close and personal, you just can’t help but be impressed with this massive aircraft!