McChord Air Expo July 19th – 20th 2008 part 2

We actually got to the base just after the gates opened to the public at 8 am. The event was free and drew a crowd for both days of 377,616 people! The next Air Expo is tentatively set for 2010. Enjoy!

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbird planes.

This is a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter.

This is MH-60R Seahawk.

This is the MH-130P Combat Shadow and does low-level refueling missions and resupplies of special operations forces by airdrop or airland.

This is a E-3 Sentry and provides all-weather surveillance, command, control, and communications to the United States, United Kingdom, France, Saudi Arabia, and NATO air defense forces.

Isabel enjoying a plain pretzel before looking at more aircraft.

This is the C-5 Galaxy and is used to carry oversized cargo and
is the largest military aircraft in the world.
I thought the C-17 was big…this thing is HUGE!!!

Inside the C-5 Galaxy.
Can you see Gino and Isabel?

This is the RC-135 Rivet Joint and is used to support theater and national-level consumers with near real-time on-scene intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities.

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