Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy


A Crewmans's Experience 

Presented by Lt. Col tom Maxwell Ret) 
March Field Air Museum Library – Wednesday, June 19th - 7 pm 


A former USAF pilot, aerospace executive, and test pilot Instructor, Lt. Col. Maxwell’s Air Force career included the accumulation of over 6,000 hours in numerous high-performance and transport aircraft, including the giant Lockheed C-5A Galaxy.


Lt. Col. Maxwell will speak on the C-5 Galaxy the United States Air Force’s heavy intercontinental-range strategic airlift aircraft, capable of transporting outsize and oversize cargos. 


Among the largest military aircraft in the world, the C-5 has been operated by USAF since 1969 to support military operations in all major conflicts, including Vietnam, Iraq, Yugoslavia, the Gulf and Afghanistan. The C-5 has also been used to transport humanitarian aid and disaster relief.




The Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable is sponsored by the March Field Air Museum, and is dedicated to the local aviation and aerospace community. Monthly meetings are open to the public, with subjects of interest to the air-minded public presented including aviation and aerospace history, both civil and military, as well as new developments in these fields. Parking and admission are free for this event.


The March Field Air Museum is located in Riverside, California, at 22550 Van Buren Blvd. (at the intersection of Van Buren Blvd. and the 215 Freeway) adjacent to March Air Reserve Base


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