India delaying purchase of 6 additional C-17s

India has asked to defer their decision to purchase 6 additional C-17s from Boeing. The originally purchased 10 C-17s in 2010 for $4.1B and had the option for buying an additional 6 in 2017.

C-17s evacuate Charleston AFB

The entire fleet of C-17s based at Joint Base Charleston has been ordered to evacuate in advance of Hurricane Irma.

The aircraft will deploy to other air force bases around the U.S. that are out of the Hurricane’s path.

C-17 Globemaster lands at Tampa’s Peter O. Knight airport

A Boeing C-17 Globemaster accidentally landed on a short runway at Peter O. Knight in Tampa, FL this afternoon.  The plane was planning to land at MacDill Air Force Base, four miles away.

Full video of aircraft landing on the small runway here.