Boeing C5 Galaxy, C-130 Hercules and F-15 Eagle Size Comparison

Boeing C5 Galaxy C-130 Hercules F-15 Eagle Size ComparisonBoeing C5 Galaxy C-130 Hercules F-15 Eagle Size Comparison

Boeing C5 Galaxy C-130 Hercules F-15 Eagle Size Comparison. Avionale loves anything about aircraft, even we watched military aircraft or transport carrier. In photo above as mention before, there are the C5 Galaxy & C-130 Hercules as well as the jet fighter F-15 Eagle.

On paper the C-5 has 75.3 meters overall length, while its wingspan nearly 68 meters wide. The C-5 becoming the largest among all. This also has largest cargo capability, the maximum takeoff weight up to 381 tonnes and the empty weight is about 172 tonnes, what a massive military transporter.

The C-5 is the modern one, while the old-fashioned one is the C-130 Hercules. The C-130 has been flying more than half century, they flew it first time in 1954 and Lockheed Martin still producing today. There are tens of abroad countries who using the Hercules as military transport aircraft. Currently Lockheed Martin modernized this interms of avionics and mechanical things. Dimensionally, C-130 has 30 meters in overall length and about 40 meters of wingspan.

The last is the jet fighter of McDonnell Douglas (now known as Boeing). The F-15 designed to be all weather tactical and superior air combat. Its successor is F-22 Raptor of Lockheed Martin. On the other hand, it has 19 meters of overall length and 13 meters of wingspan, it is huge for jet fighter. So the comparison of three aircraft is obvious then.

Those are Boeing C5 Galaxy C-130 Hercules F-15 Eagle Size Comparison in terms of dimension. In the future we are going to share more about aircraft sizing.

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