Friday is officially a practice day, but also a chance for youth groups to get up close and personal and get some education.
The cavernous cargo bay of a C-17A as seen from the crow's nest above and just behind the cockpit.
The view from the crow's nest hatch, just behind the cockpit, on top of the C-17A.
Cockpit of the C-17A Cargo Plane. Combined 315th and 437th Air Wing, Charleston, SC.
Every seat's a jump seat in this plane. No windows, no stewardess, no meal service... looks like a long flight.
The jet powered outhouse. Looks like way too many beans to me.
Cutting the ribbon.
Pre-practice flight power up test.