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Frequently Seen Aircraft
According to the french aviation magazine "Le fanatique de l'aviation" in its june 2012 issue (#511, page 8), the C-17 seen in this movie is 87-0025.
This plane is seen too in :
Iron Man 2
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
and the next Superman (Man of Steel) on the screen in 2013.
(Information seen too at page 98 of Air Forces Monthly, July issue).
LVCDC 14 june 2012
- Thanks for that info! Did a quick search and it is mentioned here. This aircraft as it turns out was the first C-17 built and was used as a flight test model primarily, as well as a marketing tool apparently.
- Bthebest - IMPDb Administrator 14:20, 14 June 2012 (MDT)