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Check Six – 2010: Flight Testing for C-17 Formation Flight System (FFS)

September 24, 2021
Photograph from the Edwards AFB History Office

On September 24, 2010, the 418th Flight Test Squadron concluded flight testing to evaluate medications on the C-17 Globemaster III formation flight system (FFS). The system enabled pilots to monitor and fly the large transport information with other C-17s at the same altitude and distance in any weather condition. The FFS testing took about two weeks to complete at Edwards AFB, California.

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