C-5 Galaxy aircraft flown out of Hurricane Harvey's path

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Fort Bliss is the temporary home of five C-5 Galaxy aircraft that were flown out of Hurricane Harvey's path late Thursday night into Friday morning.

Five of the massive aircraft were moved to Fort Bliss from San Antonio's Lackland Air Force Base by Friday afternoon. Two additional aircraft are expected before the bulk of the flooding begins in Central Texas over the weekend.

The C-5 Galaxy is one of the Air Force's largest planes with a 223 foot wingspan reaching 65 feet high and 248 feet long.

To give you an idea of just how big the C-5 Galaxy is, you can fit five helicopters inside.


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