MARIETTA, Ga. --- A U.S. Air Force crew ferried the 23nd C-5M Super Galaxy from the Lockheed Martin facilities here today.
Aircraft 87-0034 was ferried by a crew led by Brig. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm, Director of Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
The C-5M will be delivered to Travis Air Force Base, California, after a stop at Stewart Air National Guard Base, New York, where it will undergo internal paint restoration. It will be Travis’ fifth Super Galaxy.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2013 were $45.4 billion.