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 c-17A S/N 08-8197
Acceptance date - April 20, 2010
McChord's 54th  factory delivered C-17A
Photo by Abner Guzman / USAF

C-17A -8197 piloted by Brig. Gen. Michael D. Kim, mobilization assistant to the Director of Operations, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill, taxis to a parking spot on the McChord Field flightline April 21. The aircraft is straight from the Boeing factory in Long Beach, Calif., and is the newest addition to the Air Force's fleet of C-17's.

Photo by Abner Guzman / USAF

Brig. Gen. Michael D. Kim, greets Staff Sgt Sara Arps upon arriving at McChord in -8197.

C-17A 8197 with C-17A 80265
Photo by Abner Guzman / USAF

One of the newest C-17's in the Air Force (08-8197) is parked next to the oldest (88-0265) after the delivery of -8197 on April 21, 2010.

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