An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line as the sun sets at Creech Air Force Base

Fact Sheets

Aircraft Factsheets

Aircraft Factsheets
  • C-146A Wolfhound

    The C-146A is a twin-engine, high-wing aircraft equipped with a configurable cabin capable of various passenger and cargo combinations, as well as casualty evacuation missions.

  • C-17 Globemaster III

    The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area.

  • C-20

    The C-20 is a twin-engine, turbofan aircraft acquired to fill the airlift mission for high-ranking government and Department of Defense officials. The 89th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md., operates five C-20Bs for worldwide special air missions.

  • C-21

    The C-21 is a twin turbofan-engine aircraft used for passenger and cargo airlift. The aircraft is the military version of the Learjet 35A business jet. In addition, the aircraft is capable of transporting one litter or five ambulatory patients for aeromedical evacuation operations.

  • C-32

    The C-32 provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The primary customers are the vice president, using the distinctive call sign "Air Force Two," the first lady, and members of the Cabinet and Congress.

  • C-37A/B

    The C-37A/B are twin-engine, turbofan aircraft acquired to fill the worldwide special airlift missions for high ranking government and Department of Defense officials.

  • C-40B/C

    The C-40 B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The C-40B's primary customers are the combatant commanders, and the C-40C customers include members of the Cabinet and Congress.

  • C-5 A/B/C Galaxy and C-5M Super Galaxy

    The C-5M Super Galaxy is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Its primary mission is to transport cargo and personnel for the Department of Defense. The C-5M is a modernized version of the legacy C-5 designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin.

  • C-5M Super Galaxy

    The C-5M Super Galaxy is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Its primary mission is to transport cargo and personnel for the Department of Defense. The C-5M is a modernized version of the legacy C-5 designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin.

  • Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force

    Civil Air Patrol–United States Air Force, or CAP-USAF, is headquartered at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. CAP-USAF provides day-to-day support, advice and liaison to the Civil Air Patrol and provides oversight for CAP programs, with particular emphasis on safety and programmatic requirements.

  • Civil Reserve Air Fleet

    Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a unique and significant part of the nation's air mobility resources. Selected aircraft contractually committed to CRAF, augment Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft. 

  • Combat Controllers

    Air Force Special Operations Command's combat controllers are battlefield Airmen whose mission is of a combat controller who deploys, undetected, into combat and hostile environments to establish assault zones or airfields, while simultaneously conducting air traffic control.

  • Combat Rescue Officer - 13DXA

    Background: Air Force Combat Rescue Officers (CROs) lead the Department of Defense's (DoD) only elite ground combat force specifically organized, trained, equipped, and postured to conduct full spectrum Personnel Recovery (PR) to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations.

  • CV-22 Osprey

    The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. The mission of the CV-22 is to conduct long-range infiltration and exfiltration.

  • E-3 Sentry (AWACS)

    The E-3 Sentry is an airborne warning and control system, or AWACS, aircraft with an integrated command and control battle management, or C2BM, surveillance, target detection, and tracking platform.