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Senior Master Sgt. Jeff Witherly, Headquarters, Air Mobility Command C-17 evaluator loadmaster; Master Sgts. David Feaster and Elliott McClanahan, both 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmasters; listen to Justin Smoak, Samson Rope application engineering manager, talk about the construction of the winch cable Jan. 30, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The 280-foot long steel cable currently used on C-17 Globemaster III aircraft winches weigh 80 pounds versus the proposed synthetic winch cable only weighing 14 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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