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C-17 Low and Close to Ground Landing Training

  • March 7, 2023 | 0:59

U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III crew with 535th Airlift Squadron, conducts a C-17 pre-brief for a low and close to ground landing training on Oahu, Hawaii, Feb. 9, 2023. Integrated missions are geared towards scenarios that would likely happen on a deployment; co-pilots then practice tactical flying to be able to fly efficiently and effectively in the event of any emergency.

U.S. Air Force Video by Airman 1st Class Caroline Strickland